1)Gun industry sues public officials over firearms 'code of conduct' Gun industry sued the Housing Secretary, 2 State Attorney Generals, and 19 municipal officials claiming that they violated the Commerce Clause by trying to make gunmakers adopt safe weapons code of conduct.

 2) http://www.nytimes.com/library/politics/camp/032300wh-gop-bush.htmlTrial Lawyers Pour Money into Democrats Chests

Democrats are spending money from tobacco settlement to help keep Republicans from being elected in an attempt to halt tort reform.

 3)http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37346 2000May9.html - Trial lawyers unleashed

Tobacco litigation has led to new targets. The gun industry, and lead paint manufacturers are being sued and car manufacturers are the next victim.

 4) http://www.ced.org/projects/legal.htm - Breaking the Litigation Habit

Because civil litigation has failed its essential purpose, alternatives such as early offers and auto choice must be implemented.

 5)The Anti-trust trial that is no Microsoft II

The suit brought against credit card companies is less dramatic than the Microsoft litigation as the audience awaits a smoking gun.

 6) http://www.overlawyered.com/archives/oofeb1.html - Improvements to gun litigation page

Site provides news links to pages devoted to gun litigation issues.

 7) http://www.overlawyered.com/archives/00feb1.html - Career Advice: become a lawsuit entrepreneur

Why would anyone work for the FDA when they can sue them and share in the billions after the suit is settled?

 8)http://www.overlawyered.com/archives/00june2.htmlPenalty for co.'s schedule inflexibility: 30 years' front pay

Pennsylvania federal court awarded 1.5 million to employee who alleged that employer did not accommodate her needs while dealing with Crohn's disease.

 9) http://www.overlawyered.com/archives/00june2.html - Who wants to sue for a million?

Four disabled Miami residents have sued the Who Wants to be a Millionaire show claiming that the show is discriminating against those who are deaf, blind, or paralyzed.

 10) http://www.atra.org/hstories.f1ml - Litigation horror stories that show a legal system that is out of control

An array of interesting and entertaining suits demonstrating the demise of a system that was originally designed to bring about justice. Example - Man suing topless club claiming dancer gave him whiplash.



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