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Professor Charles Silver’s research on tort reform reveals no cost savings to Medicare

A group of researchers including Charles M. Silver, the Roy W. and Eugenia C. MacDonald Endowed Chair in Civil Procedure at the School of Law, recently completed a study that found no evidence that “tort reform” for medical malpractice has resulted in cost savings. The study’s results, “Will Tort Reform Bend the Cost Curve? Evidence […]


Opinion: A New Model for Mass Torts?, by Charles M. Silver at Huffington Post

Charles M. Silver, who holds the McDonald Chair in Civil Procedure at the Law School, has written an article at the Huffington Post on the Republican response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.