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Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Bill Would End Gag Clauses That Stifle Victims Who Sue
Bill Would End Gag Clauses That Stifle Victims Who Sue: "For decades, negligent doctors and other professionals in California have deterred their victims from reporting them to state regulators by making silence a condition of settling lawsuits. Regulators, consumer advocates and lawmakers say these legally dubious gag clauses are among the most troublesome gaps in California's consumer protection efforts.
They are pressing to ban the stipulations, even though Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to do so last year"