Archive for January 14th, 2013

Adventures In Class Action Suits

From here is an interesting case of a defendant and the tort bar gaming the system. Southwest gives away “premium drink” (i.e., “beer”) coupons worth $5 to customers who buy a Business Select ticket. Of course, not everyone drinks, and half of the coupons are thrown away. After giving out 11 million or so […]

Death Panels Belgian Style

Out of my normal sphere of blogging but I find this chilling. Two deaf twin brothers in Belgium were euthanized by their doctor after realizing they were going blind and would be unable to see each other ever again, their physician says. The 45-year-old men, whose names have not been made public, were legally put to death […]