Trial Lawyers (page 13)

Quote of the Week

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) diet scold Michael Jacobson and “sue the bastards” legal shark John Banzhaf are a match made in heaven.
Posted July 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Prime Time Consumer Freedom

“I would not be surprised to see McDonald’s paying more than $50 billion over the next decade” in “punitive damages” and “compensation for pain and suffering,” greedy trial…
Posted July 21, 2003 at 12:00 am

A Frivolous Redefinition

A New York Times editorial argues that Kraft’s pledge to reduce portion sizes means “the fast-growing campaign to hold food companies responsible for adverse nutritional effects…
Posted July 15, 2003 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: Lies, Damn Lies, and … More Damn Lies

Professional ambulance chaser John Banzhaf is fond of making outrageous claims. They’re often false, but as we’ve said before, he has good reason to make them:…
Posted July 9, 2003 at 12:00 am

Reading, Writing, and Writs

If anyone still doubts that the money-hungry trial lawyers suing fast-food restaurants are indifferent to the destruction they cause, this should convince them. Publicity-loving legal shark John Banzhaf…
Posted July 3, 2003 at 12:00 am

CCF Ad Targets Frivolous Obesity Lawsuits

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom unveils a new television commercial, warning Americans that unscrupulous trial lawyers are desperately looking for ways to make food their next tobacco-sized payday. Where…
Posted June 26, 2003 at 12:00 am

Lawyers Congregate To Pick Your Food (And Your Pocket)

“Listen carefully when you hear professor [Richard] Daynard and his trial lawyer friends talk about fat deposits,” cautions Center for Consumer Freedom Executive Director Rick Berman in a…
Posted June 23, 2003 at 12:00 am

Cabal Of Activists And Lawyers Plot To Sue Food Companies

The country’s greediest trial lawyers, boldest food nannies, and most outlandish academics will convene in Boston this weekend to plan a legal onslaught against restaurants. The Public Health…
Posted June 19, 2003 at 12:00 am

Addicted to Outrageous PR Stunts

If anyone doubted that professional ambulance chaser John Banzhaf would launch a major offensive against restaurants — and who did? — he confirmed it this week with yet…
Posted June 18, 2003 at 12:00 am

Fast Food Lawyer Should Take His Own Advice, Do Some Research

Appearing on CNN’s “Crossfire,” John Banzhaf tripped over his own rudeness. Here’s the exchange after co-host Tucker Carlson suggested that a fat tax would “be impossible to implement…
Posted June 16, 2003 at 12:00 am