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In medical malpractice lawsuits should trial lawyers be prevented from taking more than 33.5% of the damages?

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Last answered 4 weeks ago

Issue 4 Poll Results

Yes

5,709 votes

81%

No

1,374 votes

19%

Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.

2 Yes answers
2 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 20, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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Learn more about Issue 4

Issue 4 will prevent trial lawyers from collecting more than 33.5% of the damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. Arkansas currently ranks as one of the leading states where malpractice lawsuits are filed. Proponents of the issue argue that it will discourage lawsuits and bring down healthcare costs for everyone. Opponents argue that malpractice lawsuits protect patients and keep healthcare providers in check.  See recent Issue 4 news

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