September 7th, 2020
We note with deep sorrow the passing of John Davis (J.D.) Lee. J.D. was a supremely talented and hard-working trial lawyer, who championed the rights and well-being of people injured or killed due to the negligence of others, and those harmed by dangerous, defective products. He was a nationally known founder and leader of trial organizations, and an early and ardent supporter of the Museum. Our deepest condolences to his family.
Interview with lawyer and author Gerald Posner.
Interview with lawyer and author James Zirin
Interview with Professor Deborah Ramirez
Interview with Petere Schuck
Examples of Famous Tort Cases
In the News
A sampling of Tort related news from around the world.
Key Quote about Government Regulatory agencies: “Sometimes the only way they can learn about and act on a possible threat to consumers is from evidence produced in lawsuits, but that evidence is often hidden behind a wall of secrecy.”
16 January 2020, Reuters
Tesla’s autopilot has been engaged in at least three crashes involving deaths; now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will investigate another crash: Tesla on autopilot rear-ends parked police car. Oops.
13 December 2019, Reuters
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