Charles Silver

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

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Scholarly Papers (57)

1.

Stability, Not Crisis: Medical Malpractice Claim Outcomes in Texas, 1988-2002

as published in 2 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 207-259 (2005), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 287, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-002, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 030
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
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Does Tort Reform Affect Physician Supply? Evidence from Texas

nearly final version, published in International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 42, 2015, pp. 203-218, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 12-11, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-12, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Georgetown University Law Center, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Hanyang University - College of Policy Science
Downloads 1,530 (17,225)
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physician supply, malpractice, tort reform

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Medical Malpractice Litigation and Tort Reform: It's the Incentives, Stupid

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1085, 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 1,215 (24,305)
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malpractice, tort reform

Medical Malpractice Litigation and the Market for Plaintiff-Side Representation: Evidence from Illinois

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS 14-14, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-31, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Georgetown University Law Center, Sharif University of Technology, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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med mal, personal injury, litigation, success rates, propensity score

Medical Malpractice Litigation and the Market for Plaintiff‐Side Representation: Evidence from Illinois

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 603-636, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Georgetown University Law Center, Sharif University of Technology, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Poor State of Health Care Quality in the U.S.: Is Malpractice Liability Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 038, U of Texas Public Law Research Paper No. 044, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2004-08
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 25 Jan 2005
David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 1,035 (30,628)
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medical malpractice, patient safety, health care quality

Will Tort Reform Bend the Cost Curve? Evidence from Texas

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 9, pp. 173-216 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-17, University of Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE10-013, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2013
Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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defensive medicine, medical malpractice risk, tort reform

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Estimating the Effect of Damages Caps in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evidence from Texas

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 355-409, 2009, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-16, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 106, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2009
Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
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damages caps, medical malpractice, texas, settlements

Defense Costs and Insurer Reserves in Medical Malpractice and Other Personal Injury Cases: Evidence from Texas, 1988-2004

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-012, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 99, American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, pp. 185-245, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2010
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 619 (60,602)
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defense costs, litigation, torts, medical malpractice, insurance

Defense Costs and Insurer Reserves in Medical Malpractice and Other Personal Injury Cases: Evidence from Texas, 1988-2004

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 185-245, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law

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K13, K32, K41

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The Impact of the 2003 Texas Medical Malpractice Damages Cap on Physician Supply and Insurer Payouts: Separating Facts from Rhetoric

as published in Texas Advocate, pp. 25-34, Fall 2008, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 134, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-028
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2008
Charles Silver, David A. Hyman and Bernard S. Black
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 569 (68,278)

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medical malpractice, tort reform, physician supply, damage caps

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Physicians' Insurance Limits and Malpractice Payments: Evidence from Texas Closed Claims, 1990-2003

Journal of Legal Studies, pp. s9-s45, 2008, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 981192, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-16, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-008, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2008
Boston University - School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 552 (70,929)
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medical malpractice, insurance, liability

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Compensating Persons Injured by Medical Malpractice and Other Tortious Behavior for Future Medical Expenses Under the Affordable Care Act

25 Annals of Health Law 35 (2016), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-14
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 May 2016
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, Patrick Malone & Associates, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP
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Medical Malpractice, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Out-of-pocket limit, Torts, Statutory limitations

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Do Defendants Pay What Juries Award? Post-Verdict Haircuts in Texas Medical Malpractice Cases, 1988-2003

as published in 4 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 3-68 (2007), U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-028, U of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 68, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University - School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 488 (82,512)
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Jury verdict, malpractice, payout, haircut

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The Quasi-Class Action Method of Managing Multidistrict Litigations: Problems and a Proposal

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-09, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Charles Silver and Geoffrey P. Miller
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 441 (92,988)
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Does Civil Justice Cost Too Much?

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jun 2002
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 424 (97,408)
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How Do the Elderly Fare in Medical Malpractice Litigation, Before and After Tort Reform? Evidence from Texas

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming 2012, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-24, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2012
Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Texas at Austin School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 370 (113,790)
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Elderly, Malpractice, Claiming, Tort Reform

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Malpractice Payouts and Malpractice Insurance: Evidence from Texas Closed Claims, 1990-2003

Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Vol. 33, pp. 177-192, 2008, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 983199, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-016, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2008
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
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liability insurance, claims analysis, medical malpractice, insurance policy limits

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Is the Price Right? An Empirical Study of Fee-Setting in Securities Class Actions

115 Columbia Law Review 1371 (2015), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E559, St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-0003
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 24 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker, Michael Perino and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law, St. John's University - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 331 (128,620)
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securities, class action, PSLRA, attorneys' fees, lodestar

Settlement at Policy Limits and the Duty to Settle: Evidence From Texas

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper LE09-002, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-16, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 142, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
David A. Hyman, Bernard S. Black and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 319 (132,877)
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at-limits offer, medical malpractice settlement, tort reform, bad faith

Settlement at Policy Limits and the Duty to Settle: Evidence from Texas

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 48-84, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
David A. Hyman, Bernard S. Black and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Litigation Funding Versus Liability Insurance: What's the Difference?

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 285 (150,334)
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The Economics of Plaintiff-Side Personal Injury Practice

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-22, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 512, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-28
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2015
David A. Hyman, Bernard S. Black and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 269 (159,303)
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contingency fee, personal injury, medical malpractice, tort reform

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We're Scared to Death: Does Class Certification Subject Defendants to Blackmail?

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Nov 2002
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 258 (166,177)
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class actions, settlements, blackmail

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Fictions and Facts: Medical Malpractice Litigation, Physician Supply, and Health Care Spending in Texas Before and after HB 4

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 284, 2019, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Charles Silver, David A. Hyman and Bernard S. Black
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 253 (169,408)

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medical malpractice, insurance, tort reform, civil litigation, physician supply, insurance premiums, health care spending, jury verdicts

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The Effects of 'Early Offers' in Medical Malpractice Cases: Evidence from Texas

as published in 6 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 723-767 (2009), Empirical Legal Studies Conferences, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (2008), Northwestern Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-15, University of Illinois Law & Economics Research LE08-014, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Bernard S. Black, David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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litigation, settlement, early offers, medical malpractice, torts

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The Allocation Problem in Multiple-Claimant Representations

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Paul H. Edelman, Richard A. Nagareda and Charles Silver
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University Law School (Deceased) and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 214 (198,669)
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Attorneys fees, contingency fees, principal-agent, allocation, class actions, aggregate settlements

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Incentivizing Institutional Investors to Serve as Lead Plaintiffs in Securities Fraud Class Actions

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2007
Charles Silver and Sam Dinkin
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 202 (209,564)
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class actions, institutional investors, PSLRA, political contributions, attorneys' fees, auctions

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Policy Limits, Payouts, and Blood Money: Medical Malpractice Settlements in the Shadow of Insurance

5 UC Irvine Law Review 559-586 (2015), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-20, University of Texas School of Law Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Hanyang University - College of Policy Science
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Blood Money, Policy Limits, Med Mal, Personal Exposure

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Double, Double Toil and Trouble: Justice-Talk and the Future of Medical Malpractice Litigation

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 63, 2014, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-37, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E557
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jul 2014
David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 183 (228,643)

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medical malpractice, tort reform, access to justice

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Defense Lawyers' Professional Responsibilites: Part II-Contested Coverage Cases

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 15, p. 29, 2001
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 May 2001 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Ellen S. Pryor and Charles Silver
UNT Dallas College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 167 (247,071)

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professional responsibility, legal ethics, liability insurance, insurance defense

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How Liability Insurers Protect Patients and Improve Safety

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 68, Pg. 209, 2019, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-20, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 582
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Tom Baker and Charles Silver
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 163 (252,207)

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Law and economics, torts, health care, healthcare providers, doctors, hospitals, medical malpractice, liability insurance, risk management, insurance as governance, incentives, moral hazard, patient safety organizations, PSOs

30.

Ethics and Innovation

George Washington Law Review, 2011, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 155 (262,974)

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agency costs, aggregate settlements, mass tort, legal ethics

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Speak Not of Error

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 52-57, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2007
David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 153 (265,695)

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malpractice, malpractice liability, physicians, medical errors, health care, sanctions

Insurance Crisis or Liability Crisis? Medical Malpractice Claiming in Illinois, 1980-2010

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-29, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E524, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS 14-12
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 28 May 2016
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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medical malpractice, closed claims, tort reform, malpractice crisis

Insurance Crisis or Liability Crisis? Medical Malpractice Claiming in Illinois, 1980–2010

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 183-204, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2016
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Screening Plaintiffs and Selecting Defendants in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Evidence from Illinois and Indiana

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS 14-13, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-30, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E535
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, East China University of Political Science and Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 135 (293,269)

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medical malpractice, success rate, frivolous litigation

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A Private Law Defense of Zealous Representation

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 07 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2020
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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fiduciary duty, legal ethics, agency law, lawyers

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When Should Government Regulate Lawyer-Client Relationships? The Campaign to Prevent Insurers from Managing Defense Costs

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Jul 2002
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 131 (299,986)
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O’Connell Early Settlement Offers: Toward Realistic Numbers and Two-Sided Offers

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, pp. 379-401, 2010, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-41, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-029, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Bernard S. Black, David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 126 (308,849)

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early offer, medical malpractice, settlement, tort reform

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Fiduciaries and Fees: Preliminary Thoughts

79 Fordham Law Review 1833 (2011), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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fiduciaries, attorneys' fees, contingent fees, legal profession, fee caps, legal ethics, professional responsibility, mass torts

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The Responsibilities of Lead Lawyers and Judges in Multi-District Litigations

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 79, 2011, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Setting Attorneys' Fees in Securities Class Actions: An Empirical Assessment

66 Vanderbilt Law Review 1677 (2013), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 547
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker, Michael Perino and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law, St. John's University - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Defense Lawyers' Professional Responsibilities - Part 1: Excess Exposure Cases

Texas Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 3, p. 599, February 2000
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Ellen S. Pryor and Charles Silver
UNT Dallas College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Mass Lawsuits and the Aggregate Settlement Rule

32 Wake Forest Law Review 733 (1997), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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mass torts, aggregate settlements, rules of professional responsibility, plaintiffs' lawyers, attorney-client relationship

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Pharmaceutical Pricing When Success Has Many Parents

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 May 2020
Charles Silver and David A. Hyman
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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paying twice, Bayh-Dole, drug pricing, R&D

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Forward to Economics of Health Law (Economic Approaches to Law Series)

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 568
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2019
Ronen Avraham, David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Constitutional Limits on Federal Courts' Inherent Powers: The Example of Multi-District Litigation

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E603
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2022
Robert J. Pushaw and Charles Silver
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Multi-district litigation, Civil litigation, Inherent powers, Constitutional law, Complex litigation

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There is a Better Way: Make Medicaid and Medicare More Like Social Security

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Charles Silver and David A. Hyman
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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medicare, medicaid, cash-transfer, vouchers, EITC, health care

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Regulating Health Care: Perspectives From Government Failure During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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market failure, government failure, COVID-19

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The DOMA Sideshow

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 622
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Aggregate Settlement Rule and Ideals of Client Service

41 South Texas Law Review 227 (1999), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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aggregate settlement, mass torts, plaintiffs' attorneys, legal ethics, damage averaging, rules of professional responsibility

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Surprise Medical Bills: How to Protect Patients and Make Care More Affordable

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
David A. Hyman, Benedic Ippolito and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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surprise medical bill, contract forcing, arbitration, rate-setting

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I Cut, You Choose: The Role of Plaintiffs' Counsel in Allocating Settlement Proceeds

84 Virginia Law Review 1465 (1998)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 23 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Charles Silver and Lynn A. Baker
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas School of Law
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class actions, aggregate settlements, conflicts of interest

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Introduction: Civil Justice Fact and Fiction

80 Texas Law Review 1537 (2002)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 31 (623,320)
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civil justice, juries, plaintiffs' lawyers, malpractice, tort reform, verdicts

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In Defense of Private Claims Resolution Facilities

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2021, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper #717, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper #E600
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2021
Lynn A. Baker and Charles Silver
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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mass torts, settlements, aggregate settlements, private claims resolution facilities, judicial supervision, corrective justice

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Online Appendix for Screening Plaintiffs and Selecting Defendants in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Evidence from Illinois and Indiana

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2017
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, East China University of Political Science and Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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medical malpractice, success rate, frivolous litigation

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O'Connell Early Settlement Offers: Toward Realistic Numbers and Two-Sided Offers

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 379-401, June 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 May 2010
Bernard S. Black, David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 14 (752,135)

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Screening Plaintiffs and Selecting Defendants in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Evidence from Illinois and Indiana

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 41-79, 2018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, East China University of Political Science and Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Class Actions

Posted: 11 Aug 1999
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Preliminary Thoughts on the Economics of Witness Preparation

Texas Tech Law Review, 1999
Posted: 11 Aug 1999
Charles Silver
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Other Papers (4)

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Stability, Not Crisis: Medical Malpractice Claim Outcomes in Texas, 1988-2002

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Mar 2005
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
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health care, medical malpractice, tort system, litigation, malpractice insurance

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Plaintiff-Side Representation in Medical Malpractice Litigation: How Much Value Do Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Add?

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-23, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-08, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Georgetown University Law Center, Sharif University of Technology, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Waiting for the Big One: The Economics of Plaintiff-Side Personal Injury Litigation

University of Texas Law School Law and Economics Research Paper No. 143
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jul 2011
David A. Hyman, Bernard S. Black and Charles Silver
Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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contingency fee, personal injury, medical malpractice, tort

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Plaintiff-Side Representation in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Market Structure and the Wages of Risk

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS 14-14, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-31, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Georgetown University Law Center, Sharif University of Technology, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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contingency fee, wages of risk, plaintiffs' lawyers, medical malpractice