Thursday, June 4, 2009

Coming to a Theater Near You: "Faces of Lawsuit Abuse"

The New York Times reports that "moviegoers may get a dose of advocacy this month when they settle into their seats for the feature presentation," as movie theatres will be showing "commercials that are intended to spell out the perils of frivolous lawsuits as told by 'everyday Americans,' including small-business owners who have been hit with costly lawsuits they believed were arbitrary and abusive." The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hopes that the "Faces of Lawsuit Abuse" ad campaign "can revitalize interest in restricting litigation."

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