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“In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.” – United States Constitution, Bill of Rights, Seventh Amendment

Insurance companies, large corporations, defense law firms and others have tried over the years to diminish the right to a fair and effective jury trial. Terms like “tort reform,” “lawsuit abuse” and “jackpot justice” are sometimes used without a full understanding of how well the courts actually work. Please take a few minutes to review some of the information linked to this page.

Learn the Truth About Medical Malpractice

How Lawsuits Keep Us Safe

Protect Yourself

Learn the Truth “Tort Reform”

What is Forced Arbitration?

Forced arbitration “denies far too many Americans access to justice.” The Alliance for Justice has released a documentary, “Lost in the Fine Print,” that illustrates how the rules are commonly rigged in corporations’ favor. See three compelling stories by Americans affected by this injustice.

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