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"New Connecticut Law Tries to Trip Up 'Runners' and the Lawyers Who Hire Them"

"It clearly was a growing problem and a developing industry that was seedy and predatory," said Judiciary co-chair Andrew McDonald (D-Stamford) of the burgeoning business of accosting accident victims in emergency rooms and on the street and steering them to physicians ("I know a doctor who can see you immediately"), chiropractors and lawyers. Insurers and trial lawyers joined in backing the legislation, which makes Connecticut the tenth state to regulate runners. [Connecticut Law Tribune]



Rafael Mangual
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Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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