MATA General Litigation Collection

All documents listed below are available in PDF format, and can be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Simply click on the Document Title to view it.

"Court Statistics: There is No Litigation Explosion"
Source: ATLA
Author: David Ratcliff
Description: New statistics to rebut the arguement that America has seen a 'litigation explosion' in recent years.  Tort filings in recent years have actually declined by 4% (since 1993).  For a shorter summary of these statistics, Click Here.

"Top 5 Cases of Corporate Lawsuite Abuse Uncovered "
Source: The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR)
Author: Jamie Court
Date: September 15, 2004
Description: In response to the GOP Congressman who declared this "Lawsuit Abuse Week", the FTCR has released the list of the top 5 cases of corporate lawsuite abuse.

"Tort Reform and You "
Source: MATA
Author: Unknown
Date: September, 2004
Description: This short summary outlines how to talk to your clients about Tort Reform and how you can get invovled to help to save the Civil Justice System.

Mythbuster: The ‘McDonald’s Coffee Case’ and Other Fictions
Source: Center for Justice & Democracy
Author: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Description: Everyone in America has heard of the now famous ‘McDonalds Coffee Case.’  Learn the truth about what really happened to that little old lady.









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