Posts Tagged 'lawsuit abuse reduction act'

Tort Lawsuits on the Decline as Factors Converge

tort lawsuits on the declineIt should surprise no one that the United States has had a reputation as one of the most litigious countries in the world for a very long time. And according to an article recently published in the Wall Street Journal, even though it may still seem that way, the reality is that this reputation may be less deserved now than at any point in recent history. In fact, less ...

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Tort Reform and the Continued Scourge of Government Doublespeak

Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act. Protecting Access to Care Act. Tort reform. Reigning in frivolous lawsuits.

Taken purely at face value, any of these things could be seen as something positive. Who wouldn’t want to keep people from abusing the legal system? Who wouldn’t want to protect access to the care we and our loved ones need to stay healthy (a question that is, admittedly, a bit more difficult to answer now that the country faces the possibility of 20+ million losing ...

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