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    Arbitration Bill in PA Keeps Costs Down, as Evidenced by Special Interest, Trial Lawyer Opposition

    As reported by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania is considering a bill to reorganize arbitration law in the state. The bill has the support of the Pennsylvania Bar Association but is opposed by the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the trial lawyer lobbying group. As I explain in my recent Heritage Backgrounder, … More

    Subway’s “Footlong” Accused of Coming Up Short

    In what most would consider a foolish class action lawsuit and a glaring example of what is broken in our tort system, Subway was recently accused of fraudulent marketing practices related to its well-known “footlong” sandwiches. The plaintiff, Barry Gross, filed suit against the Doctor’s Associates-owned chain of Subway in … More

    Warning! Delicious, Spreadable Chocolate Is Not Health Food!

    Parents, be forewarned: there’s a terrible danger out there. Delicious, sweet, spreadable chocolate is available for purchase in your supermarkets, but it’s NOT healthy for your kids! Who would have thought?!? But ignorance is bliss — very bliss — and in the case of Uninformed Moms vs. Nutella, it was worth … More