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Judge Rules Exploited ‘Patent Marking’ Law Unconstitutional

Though his ruling will likely be appealed by plaintiffs’ lawyers or their allies at the Department of Justice, U.S. District Judge Dan Aaron Polster in Ohio has ruled unconstitutional the so-called false marking law which has recently been exploited in a new wave of lawsuits that could bankrupt many consumer product manufacturers and kill countless jobs.

Points of Light

ATRA, NY Ally Take Aim at Gov. Cuomo’s Proposal for More Lawsuits

Tucked in among various belt-tightening job cuts and agency consolidations in the governor’s budget is the proposed creation of a new Department of Financial Regulation, controlled by a governor-appointed superintendent with ominously broad powers to promulgate new regulations and level lawsuits relating to banking, insurance and consumer protection.

Judicial Hellholes

Experts Clear Toyota. Will Judges?

The newly released study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes clear there are no design or manufacturing defects in the electronic throttle system of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The only real question left is this: Will judges presiding over now discredited “unintended acceleration” lawsuits do the right thing and dismiss them?

Judicial Hellholes

2019 Judicial Hellhole Report

Every year we shine a light on the worst of the worst. Since its inception in 2002, the American Tort Reform Foundation’s Judicial Hellholes® program has documented in annually published reports various abuses within the civil justice system, focusing primarily on jurisdictions where courts have been radically out of balance.

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