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February 10, 2011


James T Sloan

Do what the Irish Supreme Court did. They reconfirmed the ancient English CHAMPERTY LAW which recognizes contingency fee law practice to be so easy and unethical that it's a crime punishable by fine or loss of licence. We professinal engineers outlawed it decades ago. But then Engineers are professionals. Thank, Jim Sloan


These arguments were used in Texas in 2003 to modify the Texas Constitution when the insurance inductry claimed there was a medical malpractice crisis. The "crisis" was fabricated by the insurance industry. But it took several years for their fabrications to be uncovered. In the mean time the lies worked and the law has yet to be revoked.


This is a ridiculous waste of time and resources. The 7th Amendment guarantees every citizen a trial by jury for any controversy that exceeds $20. Intended by our founding fathers to protect every citizen from potential abuse of power by the government and/or industry.

George Ilchert

Meat puppets of Big Business mouthing tired script.What's new? No legal,factual or plain old common sense basis for assertions.Never did meet a federal or state court judge who would tolerate anything frivolous, much less an entire lawsuit. This just shows the contempt it has for basic tenets of our legal system. A trial by jury administered by an impartial judge subject to review for legal or factual errors by a higher court.


"More frivolous cases." Very scientific, for certain

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