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Woman Cleared of Charges After Evidence Shows that Crash was Linked to Ignition Switch Defect

GM’s fatal ignition switch scandal continues to keep the issue of automobile safety in the forefront. Like so many previous cases, a lawsuit has uncovered what is an unfortunately recognizable pattern: an automobile manufacturer discovers a defective design, but refuses to fix it or even warn regulators because it puts profits before people.

Petition Delivered to PNC Financial and Wells Fargo Calling on the Banks to “Revoke Their License to Steal”

Most of the Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Using Forced Arbitration to Block Ripped-Off Consumers From Their Day in Court; CFPB Can Write a Rule

Honor Our Service Members by Restoring Their Rights: Stop Forced Arbitration!

This Veterans Day, we honor the service and sacrifice of the brave men and women of the U. S. Armed Forces by issuing a call to preserve and strengthen laws promoting their financial security by stopping forced arbitration. Take Action 

U.S. Chamber Sets Agenda to Eliminate Your Rights In New Congress

While not every race has been called and some ballots are still being counted, one thing is abundantly clear: the U.S. Chamber knows exactly what it wants from a Republican controlled Senate and the focus of its agenda is eliminating your legal rights.

The U.S. Chamber is not known for being transparent or consistent. That's a gross understatement. 

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Gender Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Holding FedEx Accountable

Small business owners and American consumers rely on shippers like FedEx to send and receive merchandise, but as a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform, FedEx has been trying to avoid accountability by closing the courthouse doors on Americans, while at the same time, it doesn't hesitate to use the courts for its own advantage. Read more here.

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Racial Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Take Justice Back Launches Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites

Every American has a Constitutional right to access justice through the courts – this right even applies to corporations and their front groups. Today, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Take Justice Back campaign, launched the Hall of Lawsuit Hypocrites to showcase some of the corporations and lawmakers that happily exercise their right to access the courts when they stand to benefit, but also tirelessly work to close the courthouse doors on Americans.

New Study Debunks Defensive Medicine Myth

A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine debunks the myth of defensive medicine, which is often used by proponents of legislation that limit patients’ access to justice and legal accountability. 

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