Originally Posted by sureshs
It is a myth put out by a certain political party to convince the gullible public that they are being screwed by frivolous lawsuits. The idea is to make the corporations who fund the party immune to any violations. The common man is stupid enough to get his ego stoked by made-up stories about such lawsuits, and does not understand that it is he who will suffer the next time. His ego is more important to him than his own self-preservation, and the political party milks it.
Interesting that companies have legal counsel on staff or retainers over a bunch of myths.
I bet you think it's a myth as well that doctors are quitting because they can't afford to pay malpractice premiums.