Tort Reform/Reasonableness Dismissals
We should give judges the power to keep frivolous nuisance lawsuits out of their courtroom to free up the resources for real conflicts and injustices. Most of us are frightened of the threat of a lawsuit and it shapes behavior in ways big and small. And there are some businesses and individuals that sue frivolously as a competitive bullying strategy.
Problems to be Solved
- The constant threat of being sued, coupled with the high cost of defending even a ridiculous claim, has paralyzed Americans in their private lives and increased costs for the businesses they run and places they work
As President, I will…
- Work to restore common sense and agency to our court system by allowing judges to more readily dismiss lawsuits they deem unreasonable.