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August 9th, 2012

D.C. Police Captain’s Lawsuit an ‘Insult to Taxpayers’

An American Tort Reform Association spokesman and D.C. resident today called a local police captain’s multimillion dollar lawsuit against the District of Columbia and several city officials a “disgraceful insult to every Washington taxpayer” . . . → Read More: D.C. Police Captain’s Lawsuit an ‘Insult to Taxpayers’

January 21st, 2011

No Injury? No Lawsuit, Says DC Court of Appeals

The District of Columbia’s highest court has rejected two claims that threatened to make the nation’s capital a magnet for consumer lawsuit abuse. The alternative, the Court recognized, “would open our courts to any person from anywhere who decides to lodge a complaint labeled as a ‘representative action’ . . . even though that person has suffered no injury-in-fact related to a District of Columbia merchant’s unlawful trade practice” . . . → Read More: No Injury? No Lawsuit, Says DC Court of Appeals