Bill Would Affect Recoveries by Personal-Injury Plaintiffs and Insurers

, Texas Lawyer


Should the law cap insurers' shares of injured plaintiffs' recoveries? A House committee says yes. But an insurance-industry lobbyist says the bill is unfair.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at

What's being said

  • Deborah B.

    It's about time lawmakers looked at this situation, because its been unfair to injured plaintiffs for years! I would also suggest that lawmakers look at hospital liens. When a plaintiff is uninsured, it is difficult to settle the case when hospitals refuse to agree to a fair reduction of the hospital bill because the law allows hospitals full recovery of their liens. It would help more cases settle, and put more money in the pockets of the people who need it most--injured plaintiffs.

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202595890000

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.