Class Action Reform Sidetracked


Insurance groups are urging the Senate to continue its efforts to enact class action reform legislation despite the procedural vote that at least temporarily sidetracks the legislation.

Melissa Shelk, vice president of federal affairs for the Washington-based American Insurance Association, urged the senators who thwarted the legislation to reconsider their decision and help get the bill, S 1751, before the Senate during the 108th Congress.

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