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"The language of the corporate campaign against the individual's legal rights itself conceives of the corporation's humanlike frailties and sensitivity to damage. The corporation must be protected from a "litigation explosion". The individual becomes a dangerous thing responsibile for explosions." - Jamie Court

"Notice corporate outrage: How dare an elected official represent any interests of any other citizens? Government is run by those with the money for lawsuits." - Rhonda Herbel

Corporations have been campaigning for tort reform ever since corporations were first chartered. Most tort action is corporation versus corporation, corporation versus government institution or government institution versus government institution.

The RAND Institute for Civil Justice conducted a comprehensive study of injured Americans in the 1980s and found that only 2 percent of those injured sought recovery through lawsuits.

"Despite all the rhetoric about litigiousness, empirical research shows that Americans are not all that litigious" - Deborah R. Hensler, director of the RAND Institute for Civil Justice

The National Center for State Courts reported that in state trial courts in 1992, less than 2 percent of all cases were tort cases.

Between 1985 and 1991(including suits relating to asbestos exposure), the number of product-liability cases in federal courts fell by 40 percent, from 8,268 cases to 4,992.

During the same period of time, nearly half of all federal lawsuits filed involved business to business disputes.

"Tort reformers set up tax exempt groups in at least 18 states to broadcast their mantra of 'lawsuit abuses' with 27 active groups. They claimed to speak for individuals, operating under names such as Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, Stop Lawsuit Abuse, Lawsuit Abuse Watch.The money trail from many of these groups leads directly to large corporate donors, including tobacco, insurance, oil and gas, chemical and pharmaceutical corporations, medical associations and auto manufacturers." - November 2000 joint report of Public Citizen and The Center for Justice and Democracy

"Companies that were once content to fight in grocery-store aisles and on television commercials are now choosing a different route - filing lawsuits and other formal grievances challenging their competitors' claims. Longtime foes like Pantene and Dove, Science Diet and Iams, AT&T and Verizon Wireless, and Campbell Soup and Progresso have all wrestled over ads recently. The goal is usually not money but market share. Companies file complaints to get competitors' ads withdrawn or amended." - Stephanie Clifford

Corporations file false-advertising lawsuits under the Lanham Act, passed in 1946 to strengthen trademark law. While there are no reliable tracking numbers on cases filed under that law, lawyers say they are seeing an increase.

"How brands will deal with their competitors' advertisements is an increasingly important component of the overall marketing strategy. When we're sitting with clients, we will explore lots of permutations, whether it's offensively or defensively." - Linda A. Goldstein

2009 United Parcel Service stops running ads saying it is the "most reliable" shipping company after FedEx sues.

AT&T sues Verizon Wireless over, literally, white space.
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