July 22, 2021 -
A new drama inspired by a true story, now streaming on NBC's Peacock, takes a disturbing look at the life of an incompetent Texas neurosurgeon and the patients he maimed and killed. It's an indictment of a rigged legal system that fails to protect the most vulnerable.
May 7, 2020 -
State and federal lawmakers are erecting temporary barriers for workers and consumers sickened by the novel coronavirus to bring lawsuits against companies they hold responsible. For example, a new North Carolina law bars pandemic-related lawsuits against "essential businesses" — even if they're negligent.
March 16, 2018 -
Nursing homes and other corporations that do not like being sued are pushing state constitutional amendments to limit damages juries can award — the latest move in a long corporate-funded campaign to limit access to civil justice.