The Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States asked RAND to conduct further analyses of the CJRA evaluation data to see if additional light could be shed on discovery management.
This report is the executive summary of an Institute for Civil Justice analysis of trends and patterns in punitive damage awards in financial injury cases in selected jurisdictions during the period 1985 through 1994.
How a plan that offers a choice between tort and absolute no-fault (ANF) would affect the costs of auto insurance in each of the states in 1987, the most recent year for which data were available at the time of the study.
To provide an empirical basis for the ongoing debate about punitive damages, the authors drew on the ICJ's jury verdict database to conduct the first close analysis of trends and patterns in punitive awards for financial injuries.
The Personal Responsibility Act of 1996, which qualified for the November 1996 California ballot, would have barred drunk drivers and uninsured motorists from compensation for any non-economic losses resulting from auto accident injuries.
This research brief describes RAND’s examination of the pattern and costs of excess automobile medical claims across the United States. The authors found that about one-third of claims submitted to insurers appear to be excess.