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November 27th, 2013

Video Proves Fraud in Banana Peel Slip-and-Fall Claim against Metro

Justice was served this week in a case involving the D.C. Metro Transit Agency and a Metro rider who had fraudulently sued the agency in a slip and fall case for $15,000 — in part to cover $4,500 in alleged chiropractor bills. But his con was caught on videotape, and he now faces criminal charges . . . → Read More: Video Proves Fraud in Banana Peel Slip-and-Fall Claim against Metro

October 17th, 2013

Using RICO to Punish, Deter Plaintiffs’ Lawyer-Driven Fraud on Our Courts

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this morning published American Tort Reform Association president Tiger Joyce’s op-ed, holding up the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act as a means to discourage plaintiffs’ lawyers from promulgating fraudulent lawsuits . . . → Read More: Using RICO to Punish, Deter Plaintiffs’ Lawyer-Driven Fraud on Our Courts

April 11th, 2013

WSJ Spotlights Asbestos Shenanigans in Judicial Hellhole

Picking up where the latest Judicial Hellholes report left off, the Wall Street Journal this week editorialized about the consolidation game that asbestos kingpin Peter Angelos is trying to play in Baltimore . . . → Read More: WSJ Spotlights Asbestos Shenanigans in Judicial Hellhole

October 4th, 2012

Wheelchair Lawyer Alleged to Be Pervert and Fraud

In what might best be described as a what-goes-around-comes-around lawsuit, four female former employees of an infamous California wheelchair lawyer allege that he is guilty of sexual harassment, employment discrimination and fraud . . . → Read More: Wheelchair Lawyer Alleged to Be Pervert and Fraud