Class action lawyers collect billions of dollars in attorney's fees filing lawsuits against companies for failing to disclose this, making false and misleading statements about that, and breach of fiduciary duty for the other.
Medical malpractice costs are a flash point for physicians and malpractice trial lawyers, each side claiming their solutions must be heeded to avoid potential disaster for patients and our health care delivery system.
Policymakers more concerned with their legacies than scoring political points would do well to transfer the energy they have devoted to demonizing litigation to championing proven patient safety measures that would save lives.
I can no longer look judges in the eye and tell them I am entitled to millions in fees for so-called class member "benefits" which I believe actually harms the interests of class members, consumers, and society in general.
Yes, HSAs can be just what the doctor ordered for the young, healthy and highly compensated among us, but many others who enroll in these plans find out when they get sick that coverage is far from adequate.
Moderate conservative Anthony Kennedy will, I'm confident, recognize that without the law, the free-market system of health insurance, so highly valued by conservatives, will implode, sooner rather than later.
In his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is perpetuating a convincing hoax: that implementing Texas-style tort reform would go a long way toward curing what ails the U.S. health care system.
Forty years ago this week, Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr., an attorney from Richmond, Virginia, drafted a confidential memorandum for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that described a strategy for the corporate takeover of the dominant public institutions of American society.
A lack of an apology in tort claims causes some persons to sue to vindicate their sense of injustice and to ease their emotional pain. An apology may facilitate healing pain and preserve relationships.