The Staten Island Advance weighs in on New York City's perennial problem of litigation outlays: "Court settlements are killing us," said Mayor Bloomberg. Manhattan Institute senior fellow John Avlon is quoted noting the relative success of the city's Health and Hospitals Corp. in reducing claims 17 percent over the past decade (& welcome New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Watch readers).
"Call it 'Sue York' as city loses over $500 million in lawsuits"
- § 1920 and e-discovery costs
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- NYC Transit Authority forbids drivers from calling police?
- Defensive customer service
- Cain and sexual harassment charges
- Study: patent trolls cost at least $500 billion
- Obama's American Jobs Act to create lawyer jobs
- "Twombly is the Logical Extension of the Mathews v. Eldridge Test to Discovery"
- "Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011"
- Around the web, March 9
- "Wasting Billions, Doing Injustice"
- "10 Reasons Docs Order Expensive Tests"
- Philip K. Howard on health care reform
- "Did the Avandia scare hurt patients?"