In June, 2003 citizens of the State of Texas voted in favor of Tort Reform through Proposition 12 which created a cap of $250,000 for non-economic damages and $750,000 for punitive damages in medical malpractice cases. Tort reform stirs many emotions with people on both sides of the fence. Review the YouTube video below as well as the required viewing YouTube video regarding the McDonalds Hot Coffee Case and then do your own research. Discuss the following:
What is your opinion of Tort Reform?