Just the Facts
CJ&D: Explaining the civil justice system - The Center for Justice and Democracy has just added a permanent new feature on their website named "FAQ" (Frequently Asked Questions). You will find quick answers to such common questions as: what is "tort reform"; do lawyers file "frivolous" lawsuits; do jury awards come out of my pocket; and what about that McDonald's coffee case, anyway? Learn more.
More from the Center For Justice & Democracy:
Jury Verdicts are Consistent and Conservative, June 2010. Learn more.
Asbestos Cases Are NOT Overwhelming US Courts, June 2010. Learn more.
The Truth About Medical Malpractice Litigation, June 2010. Learn more.
Facts About Civil Litigation in the US, June 2010. Learn more.
Punitive Damages Rare, Reasonable and Effective, June 2010. Learn more.
Truth in Justice
- The McDonalds Coffee Lawsuit: Read the Facts NOT the Fiction, Center for Justice & Democracy
- Cases that Made a Difference, American Association for Justice
- Debunking the Myths About the Civil Justice System, American Association for Justice
- Tricks of the Trade: How Insurance Companies Deny, Delay, Confuse and Refuse, American Association of Justice Report 2008
Keep Our Families Safe Archive
Archive of columns designed to help keep consumers informed about important issues facing Texas families. Topics range from toy and playground safety, to the state of our healthcare system.