AAJ President Mary Alice McLarty recently told me, in an interview for Law Firm Marketing Magazine, that she believes tort reform is a scam.  Masquerading under the phrase “tort reform” these corporate front groups are inundating the media with reports of frivolous lawsuits and deceptive statistics on the rise in the number of trial lawyers.  Massive public relations efforts have been launched to tarnish the reputation of both the legal profession and the civil justice system.  And lawyers with the American Association for Justice firmly believe that these attempts to shift public... (Read More ...)