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"Jurors Turned Against Companies in 2009 Product-Defect Cases"

At Business Week, Margaret Cronin Fisk reports a worsening trend for corporate defendants: "The top five product-defect verdicts rose 52 percent in total value last year to $620 million as juror attitudes on companies soured amid the recession and rising unemployment, according to data compiled by Bloomberg."



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.