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Tort Reform 10 Years Later: Is It Working?

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It's been 10 years since Ohio legislators passed sweeping tort reform laws. Supporters say the laws help the economy and reduce frivolous suits. But critics say it let's wrong-doers off the hook.
5:00AM
September
30, 2013

A decade ago, Ohio passed so-called tort reform laws which severely limited jury awards in negligence and malpractice cases. Supporters say the laws have helped Ohio’s economy; victims say it lets wrong-doers off the hook. Here’s the story of one woman affected by the legislation.