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New Jersey Employment And Civil Rights Lawyer Discusses How To Protect Yourself From Government Ban On Lawsuits And Damages

On Behalf of | Mar 8, 2017 | Civil Rights |

Responsibility and accountability – even for the powerful – are rooted into the core of our legal system. This country’s founders knew that a democracy needs a court system that empowers people to protect themselves by holding the powerful to account. That’s why the Constitution guarantees each person the right to a trial by jury. The founders feared unaccountable power in the form of the King of England against his “subjects.” 21st Century America may not have a king, but it does have multi-billion dollar corporations touching every part of every person’s life. These corporations now seek the kind of unaccountable power our founders sought to protect against, and they’re seeking that power by destroying your constitutional right to a trial by jury.

Politicians who are in the pockets of large corporations and insurance companies have devised a plan specifically aimed at destroying our right to hold those in power accountable for their misdeeds. Their plain is to enact laws that will all but destroy your right to use the judicial system to protect yourself. They have introduced bills which, if passed, will enact arbitrary changes to courts all across the country, including:

  • Limiting compensation for injuries caused by medical professionals, including doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, and medical device manufacturers, to $250,000.00, regardless of how much that injury devastated your life, and regardless of the extent of malfeasance by the medical professional or company;
  • Eliminating class-action law suits, which would essentially destroy the ability to bring the kinds of cases that keep us safe;
  • Eliminate Individual State Laws regarding lawsuits and forcing all cases to Federal Court;
  • Allowing insurance companies to make “payments” rather than paying full compensation

We must tell our government to put people first and stop trampling on our rights. Costello & Mains, LLC has been protecting citizens of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania by demanding that everyone is treated fairly, regardless of gender, race, or economic status. Please join us in demanding that Congress do the same. We must band together and contact our representatives to demand they say NO to these outrageous attacks on our rights. Go to each link below and tell them NO!

 

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