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August 28th, 2017

National Plaintiffs Radio

Not everyone at NPR is zealously anti-business. And not all their reporting about lawsuits targeting American businesses necessarily takes the side, implicitly or explicitly, of plaintiffs’ lawyers and their clients. But most of the public radio network’s legal reporting does, and two stories airing on the same day last week showed enough bias-by-omission to leave listeners wondering if NPR has come to stand for National Plaintiffs Radio . . . → Read More: National Plaintiffs Radio

April 25th, 2014

With Minority Businesses Now Being Targeted, Too, NPR Finally Reports on ADA Lawsuit Abuse

Following ATRA’s lead in repeatedly exposing disability-access lawsuit abuse in California and elsewhere, NPR has finally joined in with an April 23 report during its “All Things Considered” program . . . → Read More: With Minority Businesses Now Being Targeted, Too, NPR Finally Reports on ADA Lawsuit Abuse

March 12th, 2013

Alabama Wisely Protects Aerospace Jobs with ‘Statute of Repose’ Reform

In an effort to protect from speculative lawsuits the thousands of jobs provided by commercial aircraft maker Airbus and its parts suppliers, the Alabama House this week is expected to pass a bill that has already cleared the Senate, limiting product liability years after manufacture . . . → Read More: Alabama Wisely Protects Aerospace Jobs with ‘Statute of Repose’ Reform

June 20th, 2011

California Class Actions May Be Hazardous to Workers’ Health

Reacting to an Associated Press story that circulated over the weekend, the American Tort Reform Association is pointing to health research reported by NPR last week that suggests “California’s latest wave of shameless class actions might enrich lawyers while actaully endangering the health of retail employees” . . . → Read More: California Class Actions May Be Hazardous to Workers’ Health