tort reform

Definition of "tort reform"
  1. The modification of civil laws to primarily restrict punitive damages awards in a tort case
How to use "tort reform" in a sentence
  1. After facing several lawsuits, the manufacturing company started lobbying for tort reform.
  2. The proposed tort reform is aimed at reducing the number of frivolous lawsuits in civil court.
  3. Due to the new tort reform, entities are now more protected against unreasonable punitive damage awards.

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