Frank Cross, ‘Tort Law and the American Economy’

“… I examine the effects of tort law using indices created by two pro-defendant organizations, the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Pacific Research Institute. While both groups believe that tort law hampers the economy, there is no reason to think these organizations should have a bias for or against particular states in their rating system, and their position on tort law makes their metrics ideal for an independent test of tort law‘s effect …”

Frank B Cross, “Tort Law and the American Economy” (2011) 96 Minnesota Law Review 28

First posted 2012-01-28 07:40:35

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