In my last post, an exhaustive [or exhausting?] look at the recording career of the rock group Chicago, I promised my own review of the group’s first album of original songs since 1991. Since then, several reviews have sprung up,
Chicago. The band, not the city. Anyone who came up in the 1970s and was musically oriented probably has an appreciation for this rock icon. For me, as a trumpet player cum drummer out of the big band and Tijuana
Pernicious: SUPPORTERS and detractors call it the “silent tort reform” movement, and it has quietly and quickly been gaining ground. Across Washington, federal agencies that supervise everything from auto safety to medicine labeling have waged a powerful counterattack against active
Gekko gulps. Rates unfair? Note the non-denial denial from Geico.
Not to belabor the obvious, but: . . . a study by John Ashcroft’s Justice Department found that the number of tort trials declined by nearly 80 percent between 1985 and 2003. If the number of lawsuits is rapidly shrinking,
Protect Patients Now, by limiting their rights of redress in the event of negligence. Yeah, makes sense to me. By the way, this guy is no relation to me.
Sandra Day O’Connor warns us of what we should already know: We are seeing the embryonic formation of american dictatorship; forewarned is forearmed: I, said O’Connor, am against judicial reforms driven by nakedly partisan reasoning. Pointing to the experiences of
A Kentucky proposed constitutional amendment that would allow caps on noneconomic damages as low as $250,000 failed to pass the Kentucky State Senate earlier this month. Good.
Medical malpractice caps have little effect on rates, according to a Harvard Economist who studies the issue: [Harvard economist] Chandra particularly attacks the doctors’ argument that higher malpractice payments, which can result from having no cap, directly lead to higher
I’ve said since the 2004 primary season that what John Edwards really needed to become a truly viable presidential candidate was more foreign policy gravitas. Apparently, he thought so, too.