MacIver News Minute: Tort Reform Stymies Trial Lawyers’ Fishing Expeditions

March 27, 2018

Some trial lawyers like to go fishing – for huge lawsuits. Tort reform that passed the Legislature last week, however, reins in the cumbersome discovery process and makes Wisconsin one of the first states in the nation to bring transparency to litigation financing, tangling the lines of lawyers looking for a jackpot settlement.

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