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Tort Reform Takes Your Right to Just Compensation

The biggest con job that has ever been perpetrated on the American consumer is tort reform. The far reaching and powerful insurance lobbyists were able to sell a big lie to the American people. In essence, they said that frivolous lawsuits, particularly medical malpractice claims, were the reason our healthcare costs and doctors’ malpractice insurance …

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Landmark Avandia Settlement Won’t Protect Patients

Recently, Pfizer paid a $2 billion fine and GlaxoSmithKline coughed up $3 billion in fines for failing to report safety data about the diabetes drug, Avandia. Yet the costly Avandia settlement doesn’t seem to have changed the way pharmaceuticals are marketed. The only way to stop pharmaceutical companies from continuing to market and sell drugs …

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$5.25 Million Workplace Injury Settlement

A 45-year-old man suffered the amputation of both arms when a device malfunctioned. His arms were surgically reattached. A mechanical engineering expert established that the equipment was negligently designed and manufactured, a Ph.D. economist computed his diminished earning capacity, and a life-care planner delineated the cost of future medical procedures and therapy necessary to maintain …

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