Dem Victory Could Mean A New Focus On Civil Suits

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With an economic collapse of potentially disastrous proportions taking the headlines, to be eclipsed briefly by “washed-up old terrorists,” $150,000 spending sprees and plumbers, changes to the civil justice system have taken a back seat in the 2008 campaign.

But as Democrats appear on the verge of a taking control in Congress, including a possible veto- and filibuster-proof 60-seat majority in the Senate, and with Sen. Barack Obama's chances at the White House seemingly strong, advocates on both sides of the civil justice reform issue expect...
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