A coalition of tort reformers and business interests said Wednesday they will take their fight to revamp California's unfair competition law directly to voters. The groups released initiative language that would limit the ability of plaintiffs attorneys to file suits under Business & Professions Code ¿ 17200. If it qualifies for the ballot, it may set off a nasty and expensive campaign pitting business interests against trial lawyers.
Tort Reformers Want Voters to Remake Calif. Unfair Competition Law
October 27, 2003