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Trial Lawyers Inc.



    Reports on the Lawsuit Industry in America

 

 

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer

Manhattan Institute
212-599-7000

 

Trial Lawyers Inc.
Trial Lawyers Inc.: California
Trial Lawyers Inc.: Health Care
Trial Lawyers Inc.: Illinois
Trial Lawyers Inc.: Asbestos
Trial Lawyers Inc.: K Street
Trial Lawyers Inc.: Attorney General
 
Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Health Hazard
Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Louisiana
Trial Lawyers, Inc.: West Virginia
Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Michigan
Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Ohio
Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Pennsylvania
 
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Media Inquiries/Press

 

 

In the Manhattan Institute report, James Copland, director of legal policy, details campaign contributions by law firms that are selected by state AGs, often in no-bid contracts, to pursue lawsuits on a contingency-fee basis.
Daniel Fisher, Forbes

 

A new report showing the cozy relationship between trial lawyers and state attorneys general shines a light on the actions of West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
Steven Allen Adams, West Virginia Watch Dog

 

The Center for Legal Policy at the Manhattan Institute released a troubling report Tuesday on the unholy alliance between individual state attorneys general across the country and the plaintiffs' bar…The study chronicles questionable bargains between the trial bar and the states' top law-enforcement officials.
Christopher Santarelli, The Blaze

 

The 2011 Report on the Alliance Between State Attorneys General and the Plaintiffs Bar, published by the Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy, demonstrates how the collusion between these groups can foster corruption, unjust enrichment, diversion of money belonging to the tax payers, and cause the degradation of the civil justice system," he said. "The Report exposes the unsavory relationship which cries out for correction by the states involved.
Edwin Meese III, U.S. Attorney General during the Reagan Administration

 

 

 

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: K STREET

 

Washington Times:
"The Manhattan Institute report traces all of the strands of this story of lawsuit industry abuse and identifies an abundance of new, costly payoffs to the trial bar pending in Congress."

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.

 

Wall Street Journal:
Trial Lawyers, Inc. That's how the folks at the Manhattan Institute now refer to what may be America's only recession-proof industry: the plaintiffs' bar.

 
 

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: CALIFORNIA

 

Insurance Journal:
Trial Lawyers Inc.: California" portrays the state's lawsuit industry as a "corporation" run by lawyers who have exploited the civil justice system at the expense of California citizens and businesses.

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: HEALTHCARE

 

Healthcare News:
…report from the Manhattan Institute shows the efforts of trial lawyers to target health care providers for profit are raising U.S. health care costs.

 
 

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: ILLINOIS

 

Atlanta Journal Constitution:
The Manhattan Institute think tank has done an in-depth examination of the “litigation industry” in Illinois.

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: ASBESTOS

 

Southeast Texas Record:
Trial Lawyers Inc.: Asbestos, A Report on the Asbestos Litigation Industry 2008," … delves into the business model trial lawyers have been using to generate cases.

 
 

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: HEALTH HAZARD

 

The Economist:
The Manhattan Institute. . . has posted its latest report on how trial lawyers drive up health-care costs...

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: LOUISIANA

 

Legal NewsLine:
The Manhattan Institute's latest edition in its "Trial Lawyers, Inc." series explores the impact Louisiana's legal system has had on the state's slow population growth.

 
 

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: WEST VIRGINIA

 

West Virginia Record:
Businesses are skittish about investing their resources in West Virginia because of the state's troubled legal system, a report released Monday by The Manhattan Institute says.

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: MICHIGAN

 

Legal NewsLine:
The Manhattan Institute recently released an issue of its Trial Lawyers, Inc. series that focused on the legal climate in Michigan.

 
 

TRIAL LAWYERS INC.: OHIO

 

Buckeye Blog:
The Center for Legal Policy at the Manhattan Institute manages Trial Lawyers Inc., which does excellent work documenting the crisis in America’s tort system. Its most recent report … documents Ohio’s checkered past in trying to reform the personal injury lawsuit system.

 

 

 



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