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February 10th, 2016

ATRA: NY Assembly’s Anti-Arbitration Bills ‘Driven by Trial Lawyers and Lopsided Media Coverage’

The American Tort Reform Association today criticized elements of the New York State Assembly for pursuing legislation that, at the behest of the politically powerful plaintiffs’ bar, would make fair, quick and relatively inexpensive dispute arbitration more costly and less accessible for consumers and businesses, contrary to federal law . . . → Read More: ATRA: NY Assembly’s Anti-Arbitration Bills ‘Driven by Trial Lawyers and Lopsided Media Coverage’

July 22nd, 2011

Ten-Foot Jungle Gyms and the Risks of Life

A recent New York Times piece rightly blames today’s “boring” playgrounds on personal injury lawyers and their parasitic, opportunistic lawsuits that have, during the past few decades, managed to take most of the challenge and practically all of the fun out of jungle gyms and slides . . . → Read More: Ten-Foot Jungle Gyms and the Risks of Life

June 27th, 2011

Miami Herald: Trial Lawyer Propaganda Film, ‘Hot Coffee,’ Not So Hot

Miami Herald TV critic Glenn Garvin saved tort reformers some time by writing a scathing review of “Hot Coffee,” the latest trial lawyer propaganda film . . . → Read More: Miami Herald: Trial Lawyer Propaganda Film, ‘Hot Coffee,’ Not So Hot

April 27th, 2011

Litigation Doesn’t Improve Nursing Home Care, And Barney Frank Is Ready to Support Tort Reform

A new study reported by the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that nursing homes providing excellent care are nearly as likely to be sued as those providing lesser care, putting the lie to personal injury lawyers’ long-time claim that their lawsuits work to improve care, not just their personal fortunes . . . → Read More: Litigation Doesn’t Improve Nursing Home Care, And Barney Frank Is Ready to Support Tort Reform