South Florida Catches Heat As Top "Judicial Hellhole"

Law360 (December 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- South Florida, where judges allegedly tilt the scales of justice against civil defendants, has been deemed this year's top “judicial hellhole,” according to a report issued by a tort reform special interests group on Tuesday.

The American Tort Reform Association unveiled its sixth annual judicial hellholes report, in which the group ranks what it deems the most unfair jurisdictions for a lawsuit – and pushes most of the blame on a jurisdiction's judges.

Following South Florida on the list were the Rio Grande Valley and Gulf...
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