A Senate committee today is considering the proposed constitutional amendment
to blow a hole in the ability to sue over personal damage
s by placing limits on damage awards and attorney fees.
had so-called "tort reform" for years. One consequence: Abysmal nursing home care
. The nursing home lobby is primary mover of the effort to restrict access to the courthouse for injured people.
The AARP reports here
on the "crisis" in the quality of nursing home care in Texas.