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litigation explosion

what happened when America unleashed the lawsuit

by Walter K. Olson

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Published by Truman Talley Books-Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Justice, Administration of -- United States.,
    • Actions and defenses -- United States.,
    • Frivolous suits (Civil procedure) -- United States.,
    • Legal ethics -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-372) and index.

      StatementWalter K. Olson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF384 .O45 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 388 p. ;
      Number of Pages388
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888595M
      ISBN 100525249117
      LC Control Number90049985

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        It has been said (e.g., by Walter Olson in a book titled The Litigation Explosion) that there has been a "litigation explosion" in the courts, at both the trial and appellate levels. Respond to the following questions in an essay: •What does it mean that there is a "litigation explosion," and is this accurate?


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Olson wittily, yet scholarly, details the detrimental effects of the litigation explosion on society. The book should be prescribed reading for anyone who recognizes that he/she too may well be caught in the net of litigation - that is, everyone of us.

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A Nation of Adversaries How the Litigation Explosion Is Reshaping America. Authors: Garry, Patrick M. Free PreviewBrand: Springer US. A senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Olson concisely examines the year evolution of America's sue-and-be-damned society.

Written primarily for the nonlawyer, his book will appeal to anyone wondering why the litigation explosion developed, what it means, and who profits and who : Olson, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and frequent contributor to Fortune, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal, examines the reasons for the astounding growth of one of America's few thriving industries—civil litigation.

Olson shows that the expansion of litigation occurred largely as a result of the erosion of traditional due process and common-law restrictions. Radiologist Saurabh Jha had me on his popular podcast a while back to discuss the history of malpractice law.

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FACT: Tort cases, as they are called, have been on the decline for decades. According to the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), tort cases declined by 25 percent between and National Center for State Courts.

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