President of Institute for Legal Reform admits trial lawyers are the ones trying to pass tort reform
The Institute for Legal Reform spends tens of millions of dollars every year to gut the civil justice system, or as we call it, "to pass tort deform." I'm so pleased that Lisa Rickard, the president of the ILR, acknowledges that trial lawyers are trying to pass true tort reform:
“I think [trial lawyers] are definitely playing more offense in this Congress than in past years,” said ILR president Lisa Rickard. “It’s clear there is a concerted strategy to look for avenues to pass incremental reforms to expand liability. And they are often doing it in a way that is sort of behind the scenes and stuck into pieces of legislation you wouldn’t ordinarily expect to see liability legislation in.” (Emphasis added.)
From Rickard herself: expanding liability is tort reform. Couldn't have said it better myself. Thanks, Lisa!
Cross-posted to Corpreform.