Tuesday, April 8, 2008
In an article yesterday, Forbes reports on "The Worst Places to Get Sued in America." Forbes asked the American Tort Reform Association, which compiles an annual listing of "judicial hellholes," to compile "the worst possible places to be a defendant in particular types of lawsuits":
Hit with a personal-injury lawsuit? Better hope it's not in Starr County, Texas. Class actions? Hopefully you won't find out why John Grisham sets so many legal thrillers in Mississippi. Construction suits? Building's not the only thing booming in Clark County, Nev. And journalists hoping to avoid libel suits may wish to avoid courts in Philadelphia, according to ATRA's report for Forbes.