Trial Lawyers (page 9)

State Of CCF Commercials: All The Reaction That’s Fit To Print

Book-ending last night’s State of the Union address by President Bush, the Center for Consumer Freedom ran a series of our powerful TV ads, which reached millions…
Posted February 3, 2005 at 12:00 am

Banzhaf Gets A Big Fat ‘F’

John “Sue the Bastards” Banzhaf gets a big fat “F” for his misleading statements about a recent appeals court decision reinstating a lawsuit that blamed McDonald’s for making…
Posted January 31, 2005 at 12:00 am

Legal Shark Alert: They’re Back!

Not so long ago, self-described “legal terrorist” John Banzhaf proclaimed of lawsuits blaming restaurants for individuals’ food choices: “Somewhere there is going to be a judge…
Posted January 26, 2005 at 12:00 am

Obesity Legislation: The Whole Enchilada

Every year around this time, state legislators return to work armed with a laundry list of proposals to replace last year’s failed bills. For the bevy of big brother…
Posted January 25, 2005 at 12:00 am

Big Ol’ Banzhaf

Just days after speaking at the second annual Public Health Advocacy Institute confab pushing obesity lawsuits against food makers, George Washington University law professor John “Sue…
Posted January 7, 2005 at 12:00 am

Christmas Cookie Liability Waiver – The Santa ‘Clause’

If you think Santa should be handing out presents instead of fat lawsuits, watch out: Jolly Old Saint Nick could sue your knickers off if a trial lawyer convinces him…
Posted December 20, 2004 at 12:00 am

Caution: Food Police Employ Precautionary Principle

Food cops who think your weight is their business are bent on slimming Americans down by any means necessary. That includes happily ignoring such commonplaces as evidence, logic, and…
Posted December 2, 2004 at 12:00 am

Don’t Let Lawyers Sue The Stuffing Out Of You This Thanksgiving

Pleading “Don’t Sue the Hand That Feeds You,” the Center for Consumer Freedom offers our 2004 Thanksgiving Guest Liability and Indemnification Form to keep your holiday…
Posted November 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

Election Day Personal Responsibility Scorecard

“Mr. Speaker, the same class-action lawyers that have sued other industries are turning towards our restaurant industry, pure and simple,” Congressman Bob Ney explained earlier this year during the floor…
Posted November 2, 2004 at 12:00 am

A Halloween Of Ghosts, Bats, And Lawsuits

Even though an academic study published by the prestigious British Medical Journal concluded that “consumption of candy was associated with greater longevity” and “non-consumers of candy ……
Posted October 27, 2004 at 12:00 am