The House Has Passed H.R.720: The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017

Author: Jeremy Gilman (former Partner at Benesch Law)

On March 10, 2017, at 11:29 a.m., by a vote of 230 to 188, with eleven members not voting, the House of Representatives passed the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017.  Of the “ayes,” 227 were Republican and three were Democrats; of the “noes,” 183 were Democrats and five were Republicans.  The bill was swiftly approved by the House; it was introduced January 30, 2017. Continue reading “The House Has Passed H.R.720: The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017”