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Kenneth G. Miller, LLC

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August 2018

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Our Civil Justice System Levels the Playing Field

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “tort reform” before, often used by those who say too many people are abusing our civil justice system. Look closer and you’ll see that the backers of “tort reform” are corporate special interests that want to protect their profits by keeping Americans out of the courtroom. What they don’t tell you, and what we proudly highlight in this month’s newsletter, is that our civil justice system and right to a trial levels the playing field for any American to take on those with more power ... just as our forefathers intended when they wrote the U.S. Constitution.

2018 Justice Served Awards: Reader Survey

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Champions for the Safety and Legal Rights of All Americans

Martina Vandenberg leads a worldwide legal battle against human trafficking (top left). Mike Moore is telling Big Pharma to “pay up” for the opioid crisis (top right). Sevonne Huang, the wife of a man killed in a Tesla, wants robot car makers held accountable when their technology fails (bottom right). And Gretchen Carlson says workplace abusers are unfairly protected by forced arbitration in employment contracts (bottom left). Meet our nominees for the 2018 Justice Served Awards and tell us which story moves you most in our annual reader survey.

BY THE NUMBERS

42,000

Opioid overdoses killed over 42,000 Americans in 2016, more than any year on record, according to the CDC.
 

VIDEO BOOKMARK

Secret Arbitrations Hide Sexual Harassment

Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson warns women about forced arbitration clauses in employment contracts.
 

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BRIDGE TO JUSTICE

The Human Trafficking Legal Center helps train attorneys to fight for the survivors of human trafficking by taking action in civil court.

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