The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform recently loosed a nationwide advertising campaign in states identified as the worst for "legal fairness." It's the most visible manifestation of the chamber's long-term, multimillion-dollar strategy for what institute president Lisa A. Rickard calls "a multifaceted and multipronged attack on the plaintiffs' bar." Though outfunded and decades behind in advocacy wars, the American Association of Trial Lawyers is focused on delivering a counter-punch.
Attack Ads, Newspapers Heat Up Tort Reform War
The National Law Journal
April 28, 2006