The Cost of Justice in NJ

The State of New Jersey is currently going through the budget process for the fiscal year that begins in July 2008.  Like many states, NJ is projecting a large budget deficit due to the downturn in the economy.  As a result, all government agencies are being asked to...

NJ a Judicial Hellhole?

The American Tort Reform Association is a group that claims its mission is to bring “real justice in our courts.”  It was founded in 1986 by the American Medical Association and the American Council of Engineering Companies.  Their website claims,...

Man Sues 8-Year-Old and Creates Public Debate

The Los Angeles Times has an intersting article here about a man who was injured on the ski slopes in Colorado and then sued the 8-year-old boy who he claims caused his dislocated shoulder and torn rotator cuff for the $75,000 in medical bills. Some exerpts: To many,...