Trial Lawyers (page 16)

Twelve Super-Sized Steps?

“Burgers on the Brain.” That’s the cover of a recent issue of New Scientist. “Fast food ‘as addictive as heroin'” blared one BBC headline. Some research…
Posted March 13, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Future Of Food Lawsuits

He has yet to win a single obesity-related lawsuit, but his royal litigiousness John Banzhaf is already planning for the next one — and the one after that. The…
Posted February 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

See CSPI Sue

Michael Jacobson sings the praises of lawsuits against restaurants in the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) most recent newsletter. After quoting John Banzhaf,…
Posted February 18, 2003 at 12:00 am

Fallout From ‘Radioactive’ Torts

A U.S. District Court Judge tossed out a frivolous case against McDonald’s last week, but John Banzhaf, cheerleader-in-chief for fast food lawsuits, was hardly fazed. In fact, Banzhaf…
Posted January 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

Lawyers Run Marathons, Not Sprints

Lest we get too excited about yesterday’s dismissal of a patently absurd lawsuit filed against McDonald’s by a couple of overweight teens, it’s worth noting that…
Posted January 23, 2003 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: Judge Dismisses Frivolous McLawsuit

Opportunistic trial lawyer John Banzhaf admitted in Men’s Health magazine last summer that suing restaurants for their customers’ obesity would be a stretch. “The biggest problem,”…
Posted January 22, 2003 at 12:00 am