Trial Lawyers (page 4)

Lawmakers Shield States From Frivolous Food Suits

There's nothing new about lawsuit-happy activists and trial lawyers trying to sue the pants off of restaurants that have the audacity to serve customers food that they ordered.
Posted March 30, 2011 at 12:00 am

“Jonesing” For Some Chips?

The notion that food is “addictive” has been floating around for years. It’s been rightly criticized for weakening the meaning of the very word “addiction,” and for the…
Posted September 8, 2010 at 12:00 am

Potato Chips = Heroin? Yeah, Right.

“Junk food could be addictive 'like heroin',” screams one news headline today above a story describing a new study in the journal Nature Neuroscience. Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute…
Posted March 29, 2010 at 12:00 am

Addicted to Blame

One outlandish theory about food that is consistently recycled by activists is the idea that what we eat is somehow “addictive.” In other words, people can’t control what they put…
Posted January 8, 2010 at 12:00 am

Merry Christmas from CCF!

We hope you’re enjoying some quality time with your families (and finishing that last-minute shopping). The Christmas season is a fitting time to reflect on our common gift of personal…
Posted December 24, 2009 at 12:00 am

Christmas Cookie Liability: The Santa Claus Clause

Think activists are taking a holiday break? While a reprieve from culinary scaremongering and guilt-trips might make a nice present for all of us, trial lawyers and self-anointed obesity warriors…
Posted December 16, 2009 at 12:00 am

Don’t Be a Turkey: Get an Obesity Liability Waiver

It’s Thanksgiving time again, and we’re reminding dinner hosts that they should make sure their guests sign our Thanksgiving Liability Waiver. Why? Because you never know when a food…
Posted November 25, 2009 at 12:00 am

Toss Out the Myths With the Embalming Fluid

Activists like journalism professor Michael Pollan are quick to blame foods in our “Western diet” for a smorgasbord of problems — heart disease being the most recent one.
Posted November 18, 2009 at 12:00 am

Lawyer Math: 1 + 1 = Prop. 65

Today the Los Angeles Times published a point-counterpoint smackdown between two lawyers on opposing sides of California’s notorious Proposition 65 law, the source of the Golden State’s warning label…
Posted November 2, 2009 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

 The Los Angeles Times took aim at the “food police” this week, specifically at the deceptively-named Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s lawsuit against hot dog makers and the…
Posted August 14, 2009 at 12:00 am