Trial Lawyers (page 11)

Lawsuits Chipping Away At Food Choices

PETA front-man Neal Barnard deemed an expert witness in an obesity lawsuit? Litigation-happy John Banzhaf finding a single judge and…
Posted May 12, 2004 at 12:00 am

The War On Personal Responsibility

The front page of Sunday’s Sacramento Bee features the Center for Consumer Freedom and its “counteroffensive” against lawmakers and activists who push for excessive regulations on our favorite…
Posted May 3, 2004 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

Cornell law professor Douglas Kysar is still in tantrum mode two weeks after the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Rep. Ric Keller’s (R-FL) “Personal Responsibility…
Posted March 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

Victory For Personal Responsibility Has Trial Lawyers In A Tizzy

Taking to the airwaves, the Center for Consumer Freedom went after angry trial lawyers, who were all in a tizzy over the “Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act,”…
Posted March 11, 2004 at 12:00 am

Trial Lawyers Ready To Pounce?

The March issue of the Harvard Business Review includes a fictional case study about a cookie company that has been sued for causing obesity. Four experts were asked…
Posted March 2, 2004 at 12:00 am

Obesity Lawsuits? What Obesity Lawsuits?

In a speech last week, Center for Science and the Public Interest (CSPI) director Michael Jacobson claimed that restaurant companies do not need protection from lawsuit-happy…
Posted February 9, 2004 at 12:00 am

House Committee Votes Yes For Personal Responsibility

Yesterday, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved Rep. Ric Keller’s (R-FL) “Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act” (H.R. 339). Keller’s bill would protect restaurants from the increasing number…
Posted January 29, 2004 at 12:00 am

California’s Lawsuit Machine Strikes Again

Proposition 65, California’s gift to trial lawyers, has struck again. The inane “Prop 65” requires any product containing one of several hundred “known carcinogens” to bear…
Posted January 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

You’d Better Watch Out … for Christmas Lawsuits!

As the United States becomes a “litigation nation” and trial lawyers line up to sue food restaurants and food companies for causing obesity, serving Christmas cookies has become a perilous…
Posted December 19, 2003 at 12:00 am

New Consumer Freedom Lawsuit Ad

Starting today, CNN’s “American Morning” is airing the Center for Consumer Freedom’s newest television commercial. Click here to view the ad, which warns that…
Posted December 17, 2003 at 12:00 am