The Canadian public has been influenced by right-wing and corporate media, much of it emanating from the United States, to have a negative view of trial lawyers and to perceive a need for "tort reform". Canadian trial lawyers and liberals would do well to learn from the U.S.
Remarks by David C. Johnson, Luncheon speaker at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) Annual Convention educational session titled, "Tort Reform: An International Problem With International Solutions" Boston, July 7, 2004
Here's a bad day for a trial lawyer:
You turn on the Morning Show and they're talking about how the high cost of lawsuits is raising the price of medical care.