"Frivolous" Lawsuits News


Subject:
Judicial Process , Trials , Tort Reform

Description:
Discussions of "frivolous" lawsuits and the idea that special interest groups and media are claiming a marked increase in litigation from the 1980s to the present. Topics include "Rule 11" ("federal act specifically provides sanctions for attorneys who bring frivolous claims"), medical malpractice suits, the McDonald's "scalding coffee case," businesses suing businesses, and more. From the American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association).

Publisher:
American Association for Justice

Language:
English

Source:
http://justice.org/pressroom/facts/frivolous/


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