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Big slap fight at pro wrestler gave me your pain but doctors told me it was a juror also met.
This guy caught on tape -- lifting heavyweights has been collecting disability pain.
He and his lawyers say his left arm is injured.
The warning label on this raisers is never used while sleeping which every is what it is while asleep no I wouldn't I I -- -- But this still -- is warning label the label on this next -- says he's from children this could suffocate them.
Plus noted gives.
That's our show tonight.
-- -- -- -- -- Three years but I keep coming back to -- as the evil just goes on and on.
I'm embarrassed that over the years some of my salary has been paid by the very people -- complain about have you been hurt in a car accident that you.
Can't hurt in a car wreck more benefits higher -- toward.
On these sue happy lawyers cost us a time and then they act like we should thank them for protecting us.
And it's the fear of their lawsuits that has many nasty unintended consequences -- Start this show with one of the less important ones because frankly it's more fun.
Stupid working labels.
-- Jones runs something called -- wacky warning label contest.
If you submit one label voted the -- -- you win a thousand box.
After reviewing hundreds of entries Bob is an area down to his five favorites and again this year he agrees to let you -- studio audience.
Picked the stupidest.
We'll get the.
-- a thousand bucks though that goes to the president who submitted the product so Bob Michel is what are your five finalists this year well this is an electric razor.
-- has a warning label would CNN a couple of products over the fifteen years we've done this.
It says do not use while sleeping.
Maybe somebody's trying to get an early start on the -- and this happens because.
Why does this happen.
I thought I had the answer but -- -- but somebody sued because they did something while asleep.
Yes anybody who makes a product America is constantly looking over their shoulder for the next lawsuit because they've -- lawsuits like.
The guy who was playing basketball dunked the ball somehow managed to catch his teeth in the net.
So he sued the -- maker and walked away with 50000 dollars.
And and this just kills opportunity for people because they're -- now could have been spent for something useful but.
To be clear with that doesn't happen often usually ridiculous -- like that get thrown out but even.
Pay your lawyer to get -- thrown out can cost fifteen to house that's right even when you win you lose in America you might.
Ultimately win the lawsuit but you've blown your life savings in defending your good name -- so lawsuit so we hear that all the time.
And so if you don't put a warning label you'll be sued and that's why we see the most unusual warning labels.
And here we have a warning label here's a great little product.
Let's say you're driving down the road you have -- wonderful idea that you want to write a note yourself what you can take this little.
-- -- Attaches to the steering wheel car but it says warning.
Never use this product while driving.
Now -- -- that would seem like a reasonable.
Looking at in the reasonable war thinks -- want people using while driving but.
As the company explain when we call -- they said it's impossible to you lose while driving the wheel has to be upside down to installed thing.
So -- the car would drive around in circles if -- ever tried it.
But their lawyers said could it on.
Just in case that's right that's what we hear all the time the lawyers say you'll be sued if you don't one year we had a warning label on a fishing -- -- said harmful if swallowed.
The lawyer said you have to put it there you could be sued.
Product number three.
The letter was from people in your audience will -- -- this this is a little neck pillow that parents would put her on the neck of their infants in the car.
And this is so that child can sleep or just yes comfortable that it's actually safer keeps -- -- stable could keep it from going back and forth and hurting the child.
But the warning label actually says.
Keep this product away from infants and children.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- We call the company they didn't respond here let's let's -- this one next this is number four.
The electric skillet set and the warning says caution -- surface may be hot jeering and after cook.
I would hope so well -- probably be sued if it wasn't metal.
There's been -- if it didn't get well that's what it's a catch 22 in America.
Sometimes you warn against something that's obvious.
And somebody will say since you produced a product that you knew could hurt somebody you're admitting that.
You created a risky products -- Sometimes very even their own warning labels use against them in court of law.
And a lawsuit is about winning it it's not necessarily about the truth it's about whose lawyer is better slicker and can convince a jury.
Or just threatened to get that far and you'd have to pay.
A 100000 dollars to defend yourself that's right nine out of ten lawsuits in America are settled.
So they don't necessarily that would -- Floyd who files -- lawsuit doesn't care if it goes all the way to a jury because they know the bigger -- was right they can they can.
Drake you know Andre go through months and years in the courts and they know that they're gonna squeeze every penny out of that person -- they're -- In -- in legal bills because Natalie.
Is the lawyer that's -- for the person who claims they're injured.
But the person who was sued test hired their own lawyers and everybody in the legal profession wins except for the person getting sued.
And to be clear it's the defense -- -- the stretch it out because they get paid maybe by the hour the longer it goes the better they do that.
The plaintiffs' lawyers they want -- quick settlement quick deal are a product number five.
This -- after the deal.
This actually says.
These -- should not be referred to them for navigation.
And -- and we talked to the company they said we know our world is ever changing.
As a result we would not recommend that they use for educate.
Educational purposes but merely as a decorative items -- it's like they're cowering.
For some problem and in this is our legal system is supposed to help victims.
Why you so angry about this it helps victims they say right it would get a.
Good laugh at these warning labels but the bottom line is that even if I'm never -- you're never sued we're going to pay because.
All of these products cost more because of the look the litigation -- -- Happening in America all the time.
Not only -- the product's cost more but worst a lot of products are never brought to market because the inventors so afraid that they'll be sued.
Just shy away from.
Bringing its -- -- give -- a good example.
There's a pride there a lot of fear but -- may have never seen -- an amazing circular saw that will stop in an instant if it touch -- skin.
I talk to the inventor he said he tried for years to try to get.
Stores to sell that but the liability insurance was so high that he couldn't do it now.
You had people -- this whole time losing fingers who losing hands because of these injuries.
And here he had a product that could have saved their fingers but it wasn't on the market because of litigation.
And because a product like that which is about a dangerous thing is the biggest target for losses so it's these things we need most yet we often loop -- they already -- produce it so it's that and the cost.
And these warning labels which seem harmless except one result is then you don't read the -- artillery.
Right that plaintiff lawyers claim they're making America safer by filing all these lawsuits.
I would argue that they're making America less safe because as a warning labels become so long -- tuning them out so the warning labels we need to read.
Are getting lost in the jumble of the common -- warning labels like the one and a scooter that says warning this product moves when used.
And talk about you talk about long labels he ever look at a birth control pill.
Label any -- you happen to have -- I happen to have one here.
It's is this -- fine print.
Both sides of the page.
So how does it in the doctored as a read it this doesn't make us safe and if you didn't read that you wouldn't want the pillage.
But Buffy did read that you probably -- been I'd like you said you would need that they'll -- So we don't read the things that that might make -- save her hand.
What step letters they have forty.
Warning labels on them now I don't cancel them wearing wet shoes so that all these little stickers take a look at the -- letter you have at home.
What we think that the three -- -- letter may be an endangered species because it's not long enough to put all the warning labels on.
-- last year's winner was a dust masks that warned.
Will not provide oxygen right it's a common to dollar paper dust mask.
Who would think that supplied oxygen but we were told by the lawyer if there wasn't there they could be sued.
Thirty years ago law schools taught -- lawyers that -- lawsuit is.
Long hurts people.
This is a last resort -- today well today many law schools teach lawsuits are a good thing.
Hope thank you Bob a lawsuits now filed in America every.
Two sects coming up the audience will pick a Lackey is warning label and -- the thousand dollars but.
It's a -- way lawyers increase the cost of everything you buy.
My next guest calls them terrorists.
He's fighting back.
You invent something.
You start selling it you make some money.
Suddenly you find yourself being sued by a company that claims -- holds a patent on what you sell.
How can -- -- how can they -- preview for something you invented.
Let's ask someone who was sued drew Curtis is the founder of the popular news website -- dot com so -- what happened.
Yes so basically.
I had a patent troll -- and file a lawsuit against they were after me.
-- was patent troll yeah that's how these guys are -- Yeah basically patent trolls are die usually shell companies the go and purchase -- they rarely invent them and then they look around in the try to find people.
-- do something similar and then they see them trying to get a settlement of some kind out of the out of the deal they really produce anything either but they got the -- Right exactly and so -- -- were sued along with Yahoo!.
MSN and read it AOL techcrunch and others yes that's right by a company called -- buried natural resource yeah I think there's.
Into the random company name generation website they -- -- And pulled it out but yet we take these guys -- -- turns out it was they just had no prior activity they had.
Acquired a patent which was -- -- the creation of a website which would you enter some -- and and then it turns it into a good news release and -- emails that people.
Then that's a patent for the creation and distribution of news releases via email exactly lots of people do and explain -- -- for people who don't know what is -- Basically started in 1999.
I don't know how to percent of it is it is run out of Kentucky -- surprise a lot of people.
And it basically it's just a list of stuff fire in the news that I think's funny and sometimes it's not that funny and so we make it -- here.
And it's OK I guess that's a business model these days and let it works for you think Stewart and so it.
They come in and they say no we -- this patent.
We're gonna take it over or just pay us to go away or by the patent for what what do they say the so basically they came in and they file the lawsuit simultaneously against myself and these other companies and they said you guys are in violation.
Of our patent and actually try to get an injunction for us to stop all activity which likely that in prove that I realized pretty early on the the way that the -- the patent was worded it talks about news releases and it turns out and journalism as you well -- the good news release can only be a press release.
Which is now what I do Arlington news -- make it funny.
That's it and so I knew instantly that there is an opportunity here because we didn't violate this -- So we you felt confident you could fight back most companies never fight back yes exactly walk is it's scary to try to get these other guys to fight back right after the problem for a series is that and -- any court case especially federal cases the judge can roll in a definition.
That a definition of the word is something else that could actually rule blue is green but did the main problem that -- -- most of these cases is is that it's it is conventional wisdom that it is cheaper to settle these cases than it is.
To continued to defend them because successful defense if you win.
Will cost about two million dollars and we'll take you eighteen months and up to our caller's.
An eighteen months so we don't win that's right if you lose it gets a lot worse I you could lose your entire business.
You could be forced to pay a licensing fee you could be ruled they willful infringe -- Which is the most dire outcome of all and that is is really -- is a rather than do do -- that -- by the settlement act and get out.
-- -- most companies settle you didn't also a year in the news business he had another way of fighting back yeah how well so him because I've got contacts in the news business like it actually point out like hey everybody here's what's going on this is actually happening.
One thing that happened pretty early on in the case was is that the the plaintiff's attorney contacted my -- really -- He said can you tell all your defendant to stop having people call my house and -- -- my wife and kids because I really appreciate him not doing that.
Now my attorneys came to me and they said it wanted to check first don't like are you doing this -- I don't know are you kidding me why that's that's ridiculous I wouldn't do that as -- but.
In the interest of disclosure tell him I am more than happy to go on my website which is -- but four million people a month and say hey everyone.
Under no circumstances should any -- -- call this guy's house there's a phone number.
And the lawyers said and -- those guys they advised.
And he decided not to take me up on -- to the kind of workout for him editor.
-- -- -- you fought this suit and they practice yes so what happened was is that about six months in.
My strategy was basically to sort of -- the -- book so I started doing was being really really -- And really really obnoxious so subtle as a six months in when it came time to file for discovery we filed instantly and we -- for a number of things including the first thing was show us evidence of infringement.
One of the other things was as we dug around -- we found the names of ten individuals who may or may not have been related to the ownership of this company.
And that was a clear shot across the -- because that was the next thing we were going to attempt to do his -- the -- prevail and go after these people.
So -- -- to basically they call about -- the blue and they said so I would had some kind of an internal reorganization over here and so we're gonna give -- climbed one last chance to give us the best possible -- -- you guys are willing to offer NASA has had not.
And -- they accepted they dropped.
It's so you.
Accept an American.
Under our system he'll lose when you win because you still were out.
A 100000 by actually there was there was a lot of money you resign -- be -- is -- to do your job creation issues I could have actually hired a few people on the amount of money has been on this now these patent -- lawsuits are up we have a graph of how they're increasing these clever parasites are.
Doing more often -- all the time.
And you -- a few people who's on the talk about this yet and that.
So what happened was is that but here's what this was -- going to look like if the settlement had actually gone through there's a settlement offer you have to sign -- and there's always a nondisclosure agreement.
So which means I couldn't talk about the case so you refuse to sign that.
Yes side in fact -- sort of very it was again but actually I said let's strike the Indian settlements if they go for it and my attorney said no way and as a rower you'll get a shot and I visited -- on thing.
They left it out so -- -- -- and finding out why I'd I'd be kind of curious -- column.
-- -- -- -- -- We will.
But all these other companies they say okay we won't talk about it and -- -- go on a Boston University study says eighty billion dollars in damage in America so far.
Your conclusion is don't negotiate with terrorists yet called terrorists yes and -- fact that eighty billion dollar figures last year by itself.
The amount of money that keeps getting -- -- Contra lawsuits keeps escalating because these guys are -- like terrorists.
You take the -- say if terrorists in the Philippines it starts -- 183 guys -- in a bar saying hey let's kidnap people -- make money off this.
And then they did and they got a ransom and then they hired two more people.
And then it did it again and they hired more people and -- it's an armed military insurrection and that's exactly what's happening with patent trolls.
Okay thank you could drill Curtis at least they don't yet -- that people know they're working on it.
Next why I -- filed a lawsuit.
After it hit this guy but didn't beat me up in the -- Personal injury lawyers fight tort reform by saying -- -- we will deter bad companies from hurting you.
They had doctors and who but we will get compensation for your injuries.
And it's a good sales pitch but it's filled with deceit.
For lots of reasons but for now -- just focus on one nasty unintended consequence of the trial lawyers work.
I experienced this one myself I was tired of personal injury lawyers so I -- someone I won a settlement.
People say this proves I'm a hypocrite because I criticize these lawsuits but golf academy hypocrite because.
Acknowledge some of these lawsuits are useful.
-- -- sued Vince McMahon in the world wrestling federation because.
I was told that he in the WWF constructed one of their performers to do this.
It was a good business it's a good bit I would be in -- that one -- because.
Because only that talks about a three -- in this pot calling the camera radiated.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But -- -- is that all you got I think the standard question you know standard question I think -- this thing you delegate fight could.
Well what we got open -- -- well.
After that I crawled away I think.
-- I should hit the guy with my microphone -- that would have been stupid he was 68 week 280 pounds.
Name's Dave Schultz for those of you care about these things.
Anyway after that I had -- -- for more than a year loud noises hurt my -- so.
I -- I thought they should be taught that can't beat up reporters who point out that.
Pro wrestling this fake.
And is part of a lawsuit the defendant has you go to see their doctor.
And your specialists in my case and -- doctor without examining me said I think this is up Jerome somatic illness.
-- -- I asked Gerald -- he said it means you're holding on your pain because you're involved in a lawsuit.
I was furious I said to -- how dare you accuse me of that without even examining me -- back down.
But you know what he was probably right because after we settled the suit and I got paid my pain slowly went away.
So maybe my injury was -- somatic do people hold on -- paid because they're involved in lawsuits.
Whenever I asked this orthopedic surgeon he no longer practices full time he stepped onto -- less useful occupation he's now a US senator from Wyoming so.
Gerald somatic illness this if you can you imagine this.
Well actually it's something I learned about -- in medical school and my residency training seen in practice and it's we used to call the green -- to support to us was something used to apply to an area of pain.
For hoping that he gets better and green being the money application -- that this is legitimate injury as in your case legitimate pain.
That hung on for a long time and people believe that pain is going to be permanent.
It does seem though that if there's a lawsuit filed that there is.
Until that drags through the courts for a settlement which is a long term process the pain continues in and only once that is settled.
Was maybe the stress of all that go away and then the pain go away as well.
And the effect I could feel -- me was that when you're involved in a lawsuit.
You think about it all the time you're furious you're furious at the opposing lawyers I was -- the wrestler I think about my ear pain.
You're less likely to go on with your life.
Well you're you're stuck until that issue is resolved and you get fixated on it there's -- high anxiety related to an additional stress.
And I believe that the pain continues until that comes to some resolution.
Now a British psychiatrist wrote if you pay people to suffer they will suffer.
Injuries that would be self limiting become permanently crippling.
The litigant formally healthy rapidly -- comes to every kind of unprovable ailment.
Headaches loss of concentration dizziness depression.
When a man says his whole life has been ruined by some Macs and I know without having to ask I'm in the presence of litigation.
It turns -- broken dry assists into a way of life.
This really rang home to me and these kinds of ailments not -- -- your pain but dizziness headache back pain.
These are these things that are hard for doctors to cure they may be site.
The logical -- and and and there is usually some were real cause that began.
-- -- in the first place but it hangs on for a lot longer than one would naturally expect doing this race relates related to the the anxiety or the tension and being under the stress of a pending lawsuit.
Now before you were -- senator you were an orthopedic surgeon you.
The ordinary people would think that's clear yet fix the guys bone he gets better.
But in north the PX there's a lot of this true right that they there was even one study where they gave people -- knee operations and they got better.
Well there's a lot of and there are a lot of aches and pains that we take care of -- in orthopedic surgery and there are a lot of injuries.
Car wrecks where the pain just won't get better and you're trying to -- why isn't it gotten better.
You can -- wearing a neck brace -- all of the different things using a cane to walk a back brace taking medication asking you from muscle relax -- -- pain pills.
Whole host of things -- this person should be better by now.
And yet I can't find a cause nothing I can actually physically put back together as an orthopedic surgeon nothing that has a surgical response.
And often once this -- case is settled the pain goes -- thank you senator John Barrasso from Wyoming next.
Another way lawsuits extend a -- of illness fraud.
Here it is caught on undercover take.
Leave your sides of law and -- of personal injury work.
Is worker's comp.
People claim they were injured on the job and then with the help of a lawyer argue that instead of working they should get monthly payments from the state.
Of course some really are injured but many are like the firemen who claimed lung disability but then competed in triathlon.
I assume the lawyers suspect that their clients fake injuries but I don't want no.
Because asking skeptical questions might offend -- and they can't make money if they lose the -- The chamber of commerce says a quarter of workers' comp claims -- Balkans.
I don't know if that's true but Paul Colbert says it is he.
Runs a company that secretly follow -- people who file dubious claims and videotapes them doing things like this.
This weight lifter claims he -- his left shoulder in their forces he can't work but his left arm -- strong here is so Paul what's the story behind this.
So John we got a tip off that this claim it was going to be doing some -- -- -- -- and clearly from the video you can see.
You know typically the -- some heavy -- -- -- absolutely I mean.
With the left shoulder injury like that I mean I'm I'm pretty strong guy myself but I can tell -- thrown half of that stack that would certainly cause an injury today even the strongest person.
He was collecting workers' comp he claimed -- felt a pop -- moving a box and he had no mobility in his left shoulder.
Because 00 so he was zero impact to his spine and -- weightlifting and that's his capacity.
And you got that video.
With the device like this sounds absolutely -- and and we're not really afraid to show our technology there's an antenna a wireless transmitter inside this cup.
I'm we utilize these devices.
For just about everything I mean we can conform a camera and put it in an item that you would never suspect so.
For anyone it's anticipating her possibly considering committing insurance fraud we will catch you I promise.
-- well and I assume you in the audience were aware of this but earlier when I showed you around here you were using the secret.
Soft drink absolutely just to show you how unassuming -- -- We walked right in and started to document your audience and this is how easily we can obtain the same footage.
I'm claimants and other individuals that are also unsuspecting and committing fraud.
-- -- Let's look at another case and this man also claimed to have a non productive left arm and can't earn income like he used to so what's he doing here.
So we got to tip off that he might possibly be back in the construction industry and as you can see from here the way he's utilizing bolt cutters to cut the rebar off.
Probably at well over 600 pounds worth the rebar on the front that forklift and clearly you can see he grabs a hold of it.
So do you then after -- catch him go up to a woman confront them now.
Now of course not.
We don't wanna get shot I mean there's not a hoax -- -- basically we'll turn our -- -- over its insurance carrier or who -- your clients -- dangerous carriers and defense lawyers are who we.
So not all lawyers are bad defense lawyers -- get.
Some of them some of them were bad -- but what percent of cases do you find fraud -- 79%.
This year already.
-- -- So that just.
In the 71 79%.
Of workers comp cases are fraudulent that you.
Focus on the ones where someone is suspicious 79% of the files that we've investigated this year are showing for the ones that go to you were were the insurance company has a reason to basis absolutely and that's something more we coach them on red flags to look for -- suspicious claims.
Some of the things you look for is the individual says that.
Their home all the time but yet they never answer the telephone or if they do you answer the telephone it sounds like parent club and people who immediately file with an attorney -- that's a red -- very very quickly do you look for those folks that are going on gathering council.
Next case is a guy who -- -- grocery store for negligence he says he -- like canned in the store.
Injured his back has to avoid any impact on his lower back.
Look what you caught him deal.
And if it's sort of hard to see in the video but this was.
Machine that really -- this guy's back up correct -- as as he starts to dig in and that Claude digs in.
As you can see the back end of death text him later comes up and then I mean it slams down some pretty significant force Emmys we joked around and called on the human shock -- -- around because he just.
Consistently mean we have hours of this so it's not just you know 5102 this is hours of continuous.
Compression to -- -- One last case a worker claimed to be incapacitated.
By low back pain can't drive -- mobile lawn and yet.
You finally got another -- But not -- can't not only and not only -- -- Jack Cameron asked to rattle your teeth that have your head.
He has about chemistry he's currently collecting these double dipping is what we call -- he's collecting money from the previous employer.
And now he was able to pick up a position with the city municipality.
So for me that draws a couple concerns as one are the municipalities doing enough background.
And due diligence on these folks before they're hiring them because they've just hired a liability.
Now he's got a lawyer.
They're most all who have lawyers.
May -- the lawyer doesn't know you and I both know that's not the cherry -- Why do you think it's not the -- because I've seen these folks get coached up in court these attorneys are very well first of how to coach these claimants on what to look for.
And the that you find they they talk to them about cleaning themselves -- that me.
-- -- a term that's utilize for claimants as they're going.
To and fro.
Running their parents before they leave the house and attorney would tell them make a couple U turns points here neighbor's driveway give yourself an opportunity to see if there is anybody trailing you.
Now when you come home make a couple deliberate U turns.
Look over your shoulder just to give the impression here at least aware even if you don't see anyone so these folks served.
Being coached up in that aspect.
All right so be aware of that if you sickened -- cheating you tool at the -- walking -- Paul Colbert and his cameras will catch you.
Thank you call up next -- who wins a thousand bucks for pointing out this year as wacky as warning label would be the guy who since end.
This globe with a warning.
Do not use this for navigation.
You know I think -- -- it down.
-- a thousand bucks for submitting this year's -- is warning label.
Center for a -- pick his top five minutes again decided to let you are studio audience pick the winners so.
Who votes further.
-- there that says he never used -- -- While sleeping.
All right some of you how about that.
Neck -- that says keep this away from children.
All right some real -- I think.
How about the -- that says warning this gets hot.
Think that's the winner the winner what about me steering wheel desk stupidest warning label says.
Should not be used while driving.
Couple -- I think by process of elimination we know.
The globe this is not to be used for navigation.
It that the globe is the winner and that means Kelli Watson for home.
Winona Texas is the winner and she gets a thousand -- Goes to Dave Warner from Milwaukee gets 500 bucks they're trying to.
Your questions for my guests boundary -- -- Jones.
Also drew Curtis from far dot com and poll Paul Colbert who -- fraud on tape so.
First from my FaceBook page.
Boston Tyler says what would it take you can make people -- file bogus lawsuits.
Pay the legal fees of the defendant may be even qualifying to the courts.
That's called a loser pay system.
What would it take in America it probably would take a law that canceled all political contributions from trial lawyers because there is saying it was really really give their -- -- they get -- when they -- -- fight for a living they're good at practice makes perfect they win in politics and and actually the people who support bringing lose repair -- to support it because it makes them a target of all the money that -- will.
Bring it to their race is to defeat them.
-- we're gonna talk more about that in a moment but.
-- in the audience yes sir a much respect for you John on -- -- about the wrestler and why he felt he needed.
Strike you and you know not what what it considers the case or case -- -- that.
Hi he felt apparently that's he he should teach reporters a lesson that.
He shouldn't talk about pro wrestling being faint and today and that way we heard that his boss told -- to do what he may have been -- so hyped up on speed for his performance that he did it on his own I'm not sure and he became a bounty hunter and I can't find him anymore.
Good riddance -- -- back.
Who else here.
Is there proper role for these warning labels they they have legitimately they were forced him to do is listed as you know kind of save the consumers so what what to what extent are they -- suggest yeah I would.
On the microwave popcorn you wanna read the one that says is hot don't open it like that great we're focused on labels that are common sense argument example -- we constantly refuse to accept certain funny labels that are submitted to our contest -- a good example.
-- a bottle of PMS might at all.
There's a warning label it says do not use if you have an enlarged prostate.
Well if you have a prostate you're not gonna get -- so that warning label needs to be there because there may be some guy out there -- -- a headache so bad he's willing to use his wife's PMS might ought to get rid of the -- and he needs to be warned if he's got a problem with is you know.
Organs that he needs to so you agree that some labels are good and -- Fewer would be better because -- focus on the big -- Yes we -- the public are the ones paying for these unintended consequences.
Is there remedy is there a solution for that -- In the case -- the patent troll situation and one of the remedies is that everybody stand up and fight these things.
These guys conjure an insult -- -- lawsuits and the only way to get rid of them is to to fight against them and I'll hopefully do two things one.
Heard the plaintiff's attorneys bringing the lawsuits but sued there actually is some data and I'm actually started to -- -- right now that I've been told after I've been giving this talk to people.
That it turns out it is actually cheaper to fight in the end in aggregate and so the the more people to realize that the better.
-- -- asking you questions for some raises all -- ask one you're do you.
Ever worry your going to get beaten up or call after -- people ever get caught it and get the fight.
I mean it happens all the time here taking fraudulent criminals down and certainly they're not happy about it and they'll hire people to track you down.
And if you're holding.
Your prop there you continue to fill me of another one.
This is actually it's a BMW keep that we have all the data cable information there we can transmit wireless.
This one has issued earlier this has a wireless transmitter we can transmit the -- -- friends.
I've done I'm not in the friends business.
Thank you Bob to Rio Jones-Drew.
Curtis a -- dot com poll -- too.
Might be videotaping you tomorrow.
Coming up the relationship between breast implants hand.
Needle yes it's another casualty.
A lawsuit abuse.
Lawyers criticized me for criticizing losses.
As a libertarian I -- I should like lawsuit.
So -- -- -- market solution to problems private remedy that's better than one size fits all government regulation.
The private lawyers will punish the bad guys get compensation for their victims.
-- once believed that.
Doing consumer reporting when people told me business rip them off I sometimes referred them to personal injury lawyers.
I felt self righteous story it lawyers and I we -- the good guys fighting corporate -- But then I watched the lawyers work.
Now I see that for every person their lawsuits help thousands of others are hurt.
Now I realize it's the lawyers who are the bullies bullies with one heck of a sales pitch -- you've got a phone you.
And there's never an attorney's fees until we get money for you but I am but I -- day.
But when the lawyers hammer -- what he calls nails every one all of you pay more.
Companies raise prices to pay for the lawsuits and its lifesaving products the things we need most that are hit hardest.
Everything costs a little -- -- pay for all these guys advertising on TV.
45 non cash for five non cash debt what's yours in the billions an extra cost that's the worst part the worst part.
Is the innovation we don't get -- half.
Because companies are so afraid of being so.
Some choose not to wrist trying a new track.
The FDA has approved a vaccine for Lyme Disease but drug makers won't -- because they're afraid to law suits you better check yourself for -- And wouldn't it be nice if there were -- kinder.
Gentler way to get -- for the Reyes.
Companies came up with a -- -- silicone coding for hypodermic needles.
But after the utterly baseless lawsuits against sellers of silicone breast implants after -- bankrupted the Dow Corning company.
Other companies stopped producing the pain reducing silicone one company directors saying you know we're we're sure our products safe but we don't want to risk a lawsuit.
Sort of day lawsuits terrorize people make everything costs more and deprive us of good stuff.
On the other hand we don't want to ban all lawsuit -- useful.
Some do provide justice for victims and deter bad companies are bad doctors from doing bad things up.
How do we get rid of the bad and keep the good.
Some politicians want to -- cap losses since that's helped reduce lawsuit abuse costs and a few states where that's been tried but.
I don't know that that's fair.
California has a 250000.
Dollar cap on some -- -- -- company behaves really egregiously.
It shouldn't -- more.
The cap seems arbitrary.
I think the best solution is loser pace that means -- -- -- and lose I have to pay your legal fees.
Americans were the only countries where I can sue you lose -- just going -- and so you again I don't even have to say I'm sorry when I lose.
Most every other country I have to pay something that try to compensate you for what might suit didn't -- Lawyers call loser pays the English rule like it's this weird British thing but it's not.
We should call in English true loser pays is the rest of the world rule.
It's a week you have the weird American role.
Now lawyers saying no -- loser pays would discourage people from going to court.
And I say yes it would and that's okay.
Lawyers are now so slow and so -- is too expensive -- -- so much damage to America they should be discouraged.
Loser pays isn't a cure all but it would be a stark.
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