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MAKING AMERICANS SAFER

Product safety. Medical negligence. Environmental oversight. Corporate wrongdoing. The civil justice system has had a dramatic effect on our day-to-day lives, allowing ordinary people a platform to tap constitutional rights enshrined by America's founders and battle back to hold powerful corporations accountable.


WHY CIVIL JUSTICE MATTERS

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Policing the police

Monday, August 3, 2015

Consumer attorney Morgan Ricketts organized Excessive Force Lawyers to help protesters in demonstrations against police shootings.

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Uber is popular, but what risks do its drivers, passengers and others face?

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The wildly popular ridesharing app Uber has revolutionized the taxi business. But great ideas often experience growing pains. We bring you up to speed on possible safety risks using Uber.

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How MICRA came to be

Friday, August 23, 2013

Spawned by a phony crisis manufactured by the insurance industry, MICRA has survived for nearly 40 years frozen to inflation.

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The epidemic of medical errors

Thursday, August 15, 2013

What are the leading causes of medical errors, and what will health care reform do to reduce their number?

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