Tort Reform

Publications

, Insurance Journal
New York ‘Bad Faith’ Bill Repeats Mistakes of California and Florida
R.J. Lehmann

The State of New York may be on the verge of making the same mistake that has driven Florida auto insurance premiums through the roof, and that did the same in California until its high court learned…

, Transport Topics
Louisiana Passes Legislation Aimed at Significant Tort Reform
R.J. Lehmann

From Transport Topics:
The R Street Institute, a Washington-based nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization, said the law represents a compromise approach to tort reform intended…

, BestWire
Louisiana Legislators Push Through Auto Insurance Reform Bill
R.J. Lehmann

From BestWire:
R Street, a pro-tort reform organization, applauded the passage of the legislation, saying the reduction of the jury threshold would reduce shopping for courts viewed as generous to…

, Insurance Journal
R Street Lauds Louisiana Lawmakers for Passing Auto Insurance Reform Bill
R.J. Lehmann

From Insurance Journal:
The R Street Institute, a non-profit public policy research organization based in Washington, D.C., says the Louisiana Legislature’s passage of a bill aimed at lowering…

R Street Commends Louisiana Legislature on Passing Needed Insurance Reform
R.J. Lehmann

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2020) – The R Street Institute today congratulated the Louisiana State Legislature on closing its special session with passage of a pair of reforms that reflect a positive…

, Insurance Journal
Tort Reform Could Move Louisiana Closer to a Passing Grade
R.J. Lehmann

For two years in a row, Louisiana has had the ignoble distinction of finishing dead last, with a grade of “F,” in the R Street Institute’s annual report card of the insurance regulatory environment…

, BestWire
Observers: Already-Battered D&O Lines Could Face Upheaval From Coronavirus Litigation
R.J. Lehmann

From BestWire:

“There is definitely going to be litigation,” said R.J. Lehmann, R Street Institute director of finance, insurance and trade policy. “[Insurers] are expecting significant…

In SUPPORT of S.B. 914, An act relating to contingency risk multipliers
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

In SUPPORT of S.B. 924, An act relating to civil actions against insurers
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

, Florida Politics
PIP repeal legislation advances through first Senate committee

From Florida Politics:
R.J. Lehmann is the director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the think tank R Street Institute. He said they support the legislation despite concerns about…

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