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"The Worst Places To Get Sued in America"

Forbes compiles its list and is kind enough to quote me at some length. Scariest of the scary? Los Angeles (ADA filing mills); Miami (med-mal); Atlantic County, N.J. (pharmaceutical); Starr County, Tex. (personal injury); Cook County, Ill. (product liability; I'm quoted on the Cook premium for otherwise routine injury cases); Mississippi (class actions; more properly, group and other mass actions, given the state's peculiar way of handling such claims); Clark County, Nev. (construction litigation); West Virginia (environmental lawsuits); Philadelphia (I'm quoted on the city's tradition of libel suits by public officials); (William Pentland, Forbes, Apr. 7; slideshow) (cross-posted from Overlawyered).

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Rafael Mangual
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