Direct costs to the United States of tort litigation are $252 billion a year. Indirect costs are far higher. Reform would boost the economy at a critical time.
Tort is still a tremendous drag on the American economy relative to other industrialized nations.
Every Bush administration security policy was shared with the Democratic leadership in dozens of briefings.
The federal government learned the wrong lessons from the savings and loan scandals of the 1980s.
Insurance costs in Massachusetts are increasing.
This analysis of the Public Citizen report and evidence collected in California and elsewhere reveals different and positive conclusions about the state of consumer arbitration.
Jackpot justice refers to courts rewarding trial lawyers with outsized judgments unrelated to any actual damages, but arecent case in Minnesota gives the phrase a whole new meaning.
Aside from the tremendous cost to taxpayers, civil Gideon will be counterproductive in its supposed goals of helping the poor and making the legal system more accessible.
Oklahoma is on the verge of becoming the next magnet jurisdiction for overbroad consumer class actions.