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Trial Lawyers Fight Anti-Consumer Lobbies on Tort Reform

The American Association of Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) has launched a new campaign to educate consumers about their rights to bring civil suits to redress wrongs including medical malpractice, damage from defective products and drugs, and negligence or wrongdoing by large corporations. “Take Justice Back” features a website where consumers can learn about tort reform, patients’ and plaintiffs’ rights, and real-life cases in which regular people are fighting for their rights to access the courts …

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Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Staff Editor   
Video: Taking Away Consumer Rights with ‘Tort Reform’

  The myth that depriving citizens of their right to seek justice will lower insurance premiums and decrease the cost of medical care has been exposed by a study of the results of tort reform laws in Texas. Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine interviews attorney Mary Alice McLarty, Chair of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and an expert on these laws. McLarty explains how the spread of tort reform has progressively narrowed citizens’ right of access to the courts, in …

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