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Parents, Strong CPSC and Civil Justice System Needed to Protect Children from Dangerous Toys

Gibson Vance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gibson Vance

Penny Sweet bought a Magnetix set for her son's 10th birthday. The toy was made of building blocks and rods that connect together though small magnet...

Holding Corporate Polluters Accountable

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anthony Tarricone

When the environmental movement was born in the 1960s and 1970s, a slew of laws were passed to protect the outdoors. But lax enforcement has left corporations little incentive to comply, hence the need for judicial recourse.

Children Getting Too Much Money, Too Soon

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Many young people who blow their money look back and wish they had a second chance to do it right.

ALEC: Ghostwriting the Law for Corporate America

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a group most have never heard of, happens to be one of the most powerful state lobbies in the entire...

Foreign Manufacturers Thumb Their Nose at U.S. Legal System

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anthony Tarricone

Without new legislation, foreign manufacturers will be able to sell their goods in our country without following the same rules U.S. companies do, hurting consumers and our economy.

"Can't-Lose" Business Investments

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

"Funny how falling feels like flying, for a little while." - Academy Award Winner Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart I've been making the final edits on ...

Studies Show Need for Medical Device Accountability

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

Avery deGroh of McHenry, Illinois, was just three when the Medtronic lead to her implanted heart defibrillator fractured, sending nine shocks to her h...

New York Times Says: Restore Americans' Access to Courts

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

These new standards will reward negligent corporations that succeed in concealing evidence of wrongdoing while weakening Americans' basic legal protections.

Fool Me Once: The Insurance Industry Looks to Tort Reform to Pad Profits

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

Who came out winners from a decade of tort reform, and of destroying the civil justice system? That would be the insurance industry.

Tort Reform: A Bad Bargain That Won't Fix Health Care

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

For most, the term "tort reform" is empty and meaningless. But here's what it means: taking away the legal rights of patients, injured through no fault of their own, and preventing them from obtaining legal recourse.

Are You Cut Out To Be Self Employed?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Before a person decides on self employment, they need to figure out how important five o' clock is in their lives.

Chrysler & GM: What Happens if Your Car Blows Up?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I know I'll never forget that horrible sight, I guess I found out for myself that everyone was right. Won't come back from Dead Man's Curve. -Jan a...