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The Consumer Choice Center supports reform of the tort law system in the United States.

Overall, this is much progress when it comes to reform of the criminal justice system. At the same time, abuse in tort law has led to massive harm for consumers and citizens, resulting in bogus lawsuits and payouts that lead to higher costs to both taxpayers and consumers. We believe there should be just as much focus on legal reform when it comes to tort law as criminal justice.

As principais ferramentas pelas quais divulgamos esta mensagem incluem artigos de opinião escritos nos principais meios de comunicação, comunicados à imprensa, campanhas e gráficos nas mídias sociais, entrevistas no rádio e na TV, organização de eventos de base e apresentações por escrito às autoridades governamentais.

We’ve heard from consumers that want sensible legal reform, want to ensure the legal system is used for legitimate purposes: righting civil wrongs.

Overall, we advocate for reforms that will help citizens and consumers benefit from a juster and more equitable legal system.

Pontos importantes:

  • Frivolous lawsuits raise costs for consumers
  • Consumers are being hosed, milked, and misled by ambulance-chasing big-city lawyers
  • Bad class-action lawsuits elevate bad science that harms and misinforms consumers
  • Lawyers are putting out misleading information to boost their bogus lawsuit payouts and consumers are forced to pay higher prices

We recommend:

  • Capping the payments from exorbitant and often bogus lawsuits
  • Actually defining who can be a defendant in class action cases
  • Establishing what is legitimate science in our courtrooms

Sign the petition for legal reform in your state today!

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