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Anthony Tarricone

DJ Henry and the Training of Police Part Two

Phillip Martin | Posted 12.31.2011 | Crime
Phillip Martin

A New York grand jury in Westchester County earlier this year declined to indict Officer Aaron Hess in the shooting death of Danroy "DJ" Henry, a black college student from Easton Massachusetts.

Defective Medical Devices Are Costing Taxpayers Billions Because of Supreme Court Ruling

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

In 2008, the Court held that FDA-approved medical devices have complete immunity from product liability cases.

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.