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Tag: Harrisburg Patriot-News

Tort Reform Momentum Builds in Pennsylvania

As home to the reigning #1 Judicial Hellhole of Philadephia, Pennsylvania is long overdue for substantive tort reforms. Poised to spark a few Points of Light this legislative session, state lawmakers in Harrisburg are being urged by the business community and many in the media to modernize liability law by replacing the current and inherently unfair “joint and several” standard with one of “proportional” liability

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2019 Judicial Hellhole Report

Every year we shine a light on the worst of the worst. Since its inception in 2002, the American Tort Reform Foundation’s Judicial Hellholes® program has documented in annually published reports various abuses within the civil justice system, focusing primarily on jurisdictions where courts have been radically out of balance.

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