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  • No, no one has ever filed a lawsuit after using a lawn mower as a hedge trimmer–yet the story keeps being told Wednesday, May 30, 2012 � by jg

    Almost 35 years after the insurance industry first pointed to it as an example of “frivolous lawsuits” — only to have the story shown to be bogus — an insurance company executive once again trots out this urban myth.

  • What the “evidence” of “frivolous” medical malpractice lawsuits really says Friday, February 11, 2011 � by jg

    A Harvard School of Public Health study often cited as evidence of abundant “frivolous” suits actually found “portraits of a malpractice system that is stricken with frivolous litigation are overblown.”

  • Consumer Reports debunks claims of frivolous lawsuit epidemic Wednesday, March 17, 2010 � by jg

    Consumer Reports Health Blog: Exhaustive studies show that most legal claims against doctors are legitimate grievances; if anything, there are far more medical injuries that are never adjudicated than there are frivolous lawsuits.