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Ariz. governor vetoes ER liability relief



Gov. Janet Napolitano, a Democrat, vetoed GOP-backed legislation that would have raised to "clear and convincing evidence" (from "preponderance of the evidence") the showing needed before emergency room personnel could be found liable for negligence. (Phoenix Business Journal; Arizona Star).

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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