Sue Me, Sue Me
Friday, September 24, 2004
Whether tort reform is good social and economic policy is a legitimate political issue. But it's also a serious journalistic concern. Investigative reporter Morton Mintz, who broke the Thalidomide story during his many decades as a staffer at The Washington Post, tells Bob how court records from civil litigation are critical to shedding light on major problems otherwise hidden from public view. And why trial lawyers don't deserve the denigration they're receiving of late.