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The Loop- Rep. Terry Lynn Weaver
A look at: The Tennessee Legislature
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DeleteThe Tennessee General Assembly A look at: The Tennessee LegislatureBy Representative Terri Lynn WeaverMay 12, 2011 Job-Creating Tort Reforms Pass the House By Wide MarginLegislation that caps non-economic damage awards at $750,000 and at $1 million in cases where victims suffer certain catastrophic injuries was given final approval by the House on Monday. The bill is a central focus of the Majority’s legislative agenda. Proponents of the legislation believe these reforms will bring stability to the legal environment companies have to account for when considering relocation to Tennessee or doing business here.The fact is this reform will drastically improve the business prospects for Tennessee.