TITLE

The tort tax

AUTHOR(S)
Burka, Paul
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
Texas Monthly;Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the damage lawsuits inflict on Texas' economy. How lawyers reap the benefits from lawsuits while we pay the bills; Society's payments for litigious lawyers; Victim's gain as the public's loss; Why lawyers contend that the threat of a lawsuit has made America a much safer place; Lawsuits bordering on extortion; How tort reforms have restored some balance to the system; Examples of tort reforms and the issues they address.
ACCESSION #
9605177538

 

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