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April 6th, 2016

California High Court Lets Employees Sit Down on Job, Risking Productivity & Health

California employers have taken a kick to the keister once again and will now be forced to let employees sit on theirs. (And some economists wonder why productivity growth has stalled.) . . . → Read More: California High Court Lets Employees Sit Down on Job, Risking Productivity & Health

September 7th, 2012

Texas Two-Step: Starbucks Sued, Shyster Screwed

Despite all the tort reform progress that has been made in the Lone Star state during the past decade, parasitic personal injury lawyers and their personal responsibility-shirking clients persist in their conniving and scheming efforts to get rich at someone else’s expense . . . → Read More: Texas Two-Step: Starbucks Sued, Shyster Screwed

August 20th, 2012

Tobacco Trial Lawyers Look for Next Payday, Set Eyes on Food Industry

With the record Tobacco Settlement in the books, opportunistic plaintiffs’ attorneys are now looking for their next big payday and it seems they have their target set on food manufacturers. More than a dozen lawyers who took on the tobacco companies have filed 25 cases aginst industry players like ConAgra Foods, PepsiCo, Heinz, General Mills and Chobani. . . . → Read More: Tobacco Trial Lawyers Look for Next Payday, Set Eyes on Food Industry

July 23rd, 2012

The Trial Bar Burns on With a Blitz Attack

As reported this week by the Wall Street Journal, Blitz USA- the nation’s No. 1 consumer gasoline-can producer, based in Miami, Oklahoma, has filed for bankruptcy due to an abusive attack of frivolous lawsuits led by the trial bar. . . . → Read More: The Trial Bar Burns on With a Blitz Attack

June 6th, 2012

Judge Stands against Lazy Cashiers and Their Opportunistic Lawyers’ ‘Right to Sit’ Lawsuit

On June 1, 2012, a California Judge stood up to parasitic trial lawyers and ruled that CVS does not have to provide chairs for its cashiers. The decision ended a ridiculous class action lawsuit filed in 2009 by Nykeya Kilby, a former lazy CVS cashier in Chula Vista, California. . . . → Read More: Judge Stands against Lazy Cashiers and Their Opportunistic Lawyers’ ‘Right to Sit’ Lawsuit

May 21st, 2012

Dog Bites Man

A recent study performed by the insurance industry says dog bite claims in 2011 cost the industry $478.9 million, a 12 percent increase from 2010. Specifically, State Farm California had 527 dog bite claims and paid more than $20.3 million as a result. This is a 31% increase in claims over 2010 . . . → Read More: Dog Bites Man

January 4th, 2011

Rendell Decries ‘Wimps’ While Embracing Lawsuits

If you were too busy shoveling out from the Mid-Atlantic’s big post-Christmas blizzard, you may have missed Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell’s outburst, calling the NFL “wimps” when the decision was made to postpone a Philadelphia Eagles game due to the storm. “We’re becoming a nation of wussies,” Rendell blustered. But had the NFL and Eagles decided to go ahead with the game, where would the governor have stood on the lawsuits that almost certainly would have resulted? . . . → Read More: Rendell Decries ‘Wimps’ While Embracing Lawsuits

December 29th, 2010

Court Dismisses Lawsuit by Gunslinger Against Bar Owner

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who got into a shootout at a bar, then sued the bar owner for his medical expenses, mental anxiety, inconvience, and pain and suffering. Although his federal case is dismissed, he could refile in a Pennsylvania state court. It wouldn’t be the first time that a bar patron succeeded in such a lawsuit in Pennsylvania state courts. . . . → Read More: Court Dismisses Lawsuit by Gunslinger Against Bar Owner