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California Tops the List of 5 Riskiest States for Employee Lawsuits

Posted on 04/03/2014 @ 10:00 AM

Tags: Legal Climate

California, Illinois, Alabama and Mississippi – along with the District of Columbia, are the top five riskiest places in the country for employee lawsuits according to study of employment practices litigation (EPL) data by specialist insurer Hiscox.

The report also reveals that California has the most frequent incidences of EPL charges in the country, with a 42 percent higher chance of being sued by an employee for establishments with at least 10 employees over the national average.

To read , click here.

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Trial Attorneys Blamed for Corruption Across the Country

Posted on 03/14/2014 @ 10:00 AM

Paul Barrett at Texans for Lawsuit Reform recently discovered that notable trial attorneys have been caught corrupting evidence in their cases in order to maximize personal profit.

Barrett points to notable cases involving BP and Dole, but claims that even with these abuses, there is little chance Congress will enact tort reform anytime soon.

To read about the abuses and problems surrounding the national tort climate, click here.

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District Court Judge Finds Fraud in Chevron Lawsuit

Posted on 03/14/2014 @ 09:00 AM

Tags: Lawsuit Fraud

U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan recently released a decision that accused trail attorney Steven Donziger and his associates of massive fraud in their case against the Chevron oil company.

To read about the decision, click here.

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Sacramento Man Clogs Courts at Taxpayer Expense

Posted on 03/13/2014 @ 05:00 PM

Tags: Frivolous Lawsuits

News 10 recently reported on a Sacramento man who is taking advantage of and clogging the local court system.

If you are interested in reading the article, click here to follow the link.

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Day At the Capitol is Around the Corner

Posted on 02/20/2014 @ 04:00 PM

Tags: Day at the Capitol

Tom Scott, Executive Director of Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, recently announced that the CJAC/CALA Day at the Capitol will take place on March 19th, 2014. The annual event invites Californians to Sacramento to talk with their legislators about the various types of lawsuit abuses that they have faced while living in the nation's worse "Judicial Hellhole."

If you are interested in joining our fight, read Tom's article here and follow the link at the bottom to see how you can help.

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