Legal Briefs Archive Covering Legal Reform and Ailly Lawsuits

Fighting Lawsuit Abuse & Exposing Frivolous Lawsuits


Legal Briefs #44 - July 16, 2004
Legal Reform: Frivolous Thoughts on a Frivolous Case
Tort Du Jour: Coca-Cola Can't Win
Testimony: Civil Justice Costs Up 100-Fold

Legal Briefs #43 - June 18, 2004

Legal Reform: Lawsuits Harm the Practice of Medicine, Doctors in Four States Say
Tort Du Jour: Court Says It is Okay Not to Warn Strangers that You Have a Flowerbed
Testimony: 96 of 159 Georgia Counties Now Lack Obstetric Care

Legal Briefs #42 - May 14, 2004

Toxic Torts: Turning Fears to Gold
Tort Du Jour: We Used to Know...
Testimony: Predatory Attorneys Drive Up Malpractice Insurance Rates

Legal Briefs #41 - April 16, 2004

Legal Reform: Willpower: Losing Weight The Responsible Way
Tort Du Jour: Stop That Train?
Testimony: America's Civil Justice System is Broken

Legal Briefs #40 - March 11, 2004

Legal Reform: The Legal Crisis: What the Public Thinks
Tort Du Jour: Suicide Attempt as career Move
Testimony: The Need for Tort Reform

Legal Briefs #39 - February 26, 2004

Legal Reform: New Stella Awards Announced
Tort Du Jour: It's Always Someone Else's Fault
Testimony: A Health Care Crisis

Legal Briefs #38 - February 5, 2004

Legal Reform: A Four-Tiered Judicial Crisis
Tort Du Jour: Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe, Jury Says Lawsuit Should Go, Go, Go
Testimony: Poll Shows Public Support for Limiting Jury Awards

Legal Briefs #37 - January 4, 2004

Legal Reform: Fighting Disease is Better Than Suing Over It
Tort Du Jour: Turning a Line Drive into a Home Run
Testimony: Tort System is Severely Broken

Legal Briefs #36 - December 19, 2003

Legal Reform: Illegal Aliens Sue Employers for Offering Illegal Work
Tort Du Jour: An Insult to Donkeys Everywhere
Testimony: Americans Pay More for Lawsuits Than for Drugs

Legal Briefs #35 - December 2, 2003

Legal Reform: An Rx for Our Ailing Health Care System: Caps on Lawsuit Awards
Tort Du Jour: Eliminate Credit Card Debt With One Simple Lawsuit
Testimony: Health Care System Would Benefit if Lawyers Worked on Hourly Basis

Legal Briefs #34 - November 18, 2003

Legal Reform: Alien Tort Claims Act Used Against Poor Africans
Tort Du Jour: Even Socialized Medicine Harmed by Excessive Lawsuits
Testimony: Lawsuits Literally a Lottery

Legal Briefs #33 - November 3, 2003

Legal Reform: Asbestos Lawsuits Often Frivolous
Tort Du Jour: Call the Police, Get Sued
Testimony: Economic Damages Only 20 Percent of Award Costs

Legal Briefs #32 - October 15, 2003

Legal Reform: Is a Basic American Freedom Being Violated?
Tort Du Jour: Perhaps the Court Should Have Ordered the Team to Win
Testimony: Why Not Protect Commercial Speech?

Legal Briefs #31 - September 15, 2003

Legal Reform: Environmental Litigation Threatens Endangered Species
Tort Du Jour: In this Reparations Case, the Slaveowners Sue the Slaves
Testimony: If It's Commercial, Its Not Free

Legal Briefs #30 - August 15, 2003

Legal Reform: Why Are Medical Costs So High? Courtrooms Are a Culprit
Tort Du Jour: Arsonists Sue for Insurance Payoff
Testimony: Judicial Probe looking at Big Jury Awards
Testimony: Legal Reform is a Patient Issue

Legal Briefs #29 - August 1, 2003

Legal Reform: Doctors, Not Lawyers, Should Treat Mental Illness
Tort D'Jour: Doctors Sued for Helping Woman
Testimony: Clients Get Token Payments, Lawyers Get Massive Fees

Legal Briefs #28 - July 15, 2003

Legal Reform: The Medical Liability Crisis Affects Us All
Tort D'Jour: Stop Me Before I Shoot Up Again
Testimony: Problems with Class Actions

Legal Briefs #27 - June 30, 2003

Legal Reform: Striking a Deal on Asbestos
Tort D'Jour: Tobacco Lawsuit Ends in Jail Time for Plaintiff
Testimony: Thanks in Part to Lawsuits, Millions Lack Health Insurance

Legal Briefs #26 - June 16, 2003

Legal Reform: Lawsuit Lotto Reaches Burned Ruin of R.I. Nightclub
Tort D'Jour: Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe, Lawsuits Like This Have Got to Go
Testimony: Cost of U.S. Civil Liability System

Legal Briefs #25 - June 1, 2003

Legal Reform: First Amendment Protects Barking But Not Commercial Speech?
Tort D'Jour: Bingo with a Twist
Testimony: Doctors Flee Pernnsylvania

Legal Briefs #24 - May 15, 2003

Legal Reform: Lawyers in Your Medicine Cabinet May Keep Needed Drugs Out
Tort D'Jour: It's Miller Time
Tort D'Jour: Put Your Money Where Your Case Is
Tort D'Jour: That's More than Plumbers Get
Testimony: What Good Is Health Insurance Without Doctors?

Legal Briefs #23 - May 1, 2003

Legal Reform: Another Way to Boost the Economy
Tort D'Jour: You Can Lead a Plaintiff to Water, But You Can't Make Him Drink
Tort D'Jour: Take It To Castro
Testimony: Costs of the Tort System

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