The tort tax

Burka, Paul
June 1996
Texas Monthly;Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p7
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.


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