Was: Health Care now Tort reform

Willaim Thurber - PhD Student thurber at FMGMT.MGMT.UTORONTO.CA
Wed Sep 13 08:55:22 MDT 1995


How about this, a two stage civil trial.  The first stage is
the assessment of fault, same process as it is now.  If the jury finds
for the Pl., a second phase begins.  Each side is allowed to
present the jury with examples in common law of similar situations
and the damage award, then each side presents a settlement that they think
is 'fair'.  The jury can only choose one of the two settlements.  If this
sounds familiar it is because I have shamelessly stolen the concept from
the baseball arbitration process, don't know who they stole it from.
 
--Will



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