Guest Blogger: Darren McKinney, The American Tort Reform Association
Editor’s Note: Project Lawsuit Abuse regularly highlights lawsuit abuse news from across the country. Today’s blog post comes to us from Darren McKinney, Director of Communications at The American Tort Reform Association, the only national organization dedicated exclusively to tort and liability reform through public education and the enactment of legislation.
California… a state for palm trees, fun beaches, tan people, and Judicial Hellholes?
In December, the American Tort Reform Association released its Judicial Hellholes report, our annual compilation of inequities within and abuse of the civil justice system. Although there were a lot of options to choose from, California easily ranked as the #1 Judicial Hellhole for 2012/2013.
Project Lawsuit Abuse Newsmakers
Tort reformers have been turning up all over the internet over the past few days. We took the liberty of rounding up some of the standouts that hit over the past week. You may recognize a few friends of Project Lawsuit Abuse in there. Here are some of the newsmakers from around the country:
• Bob Huff Named Legislator of the Year by CALA
“Senator Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) was named Legislator of the Year by Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, and was honored during a recent ceremony in Irvine.” Diamond Bar Patch