Re: Welcome to the TOXLAW.com Class Actions Chatboard
Posted by mary on 6/23/04
My beef is with the ABUSE of class action litigation. I also think
there is a proper time and place for it.
But in any event, I hope you will post here often and share your
On 6/22/04, Hardy Parkerson, Atty. wrote:
> Dear Mary,
> Power to you! Have at it! Maybe some day the class action will
> be done away with. Then each man and woman in a mass disaster
> situation like happens in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, from time to
> time (lately rather frequently) will just have to file his or her
> own individual lawsuit; and there will be upwards of ten thousand or
> more such lawsuits filed following just one such mass-disaster toxic-
> tort accident and chemical release. Best of luck to you!
> Hardy Parkerson, Atty.
> Class Action Lawyer (among other things)
> Lake Charles, LA
> On 6/22/04, Mary wrote:
>> I was referring to the post, not any specific actions. And yes, I
>> do have a problem with class action abuse. This is known by most
>> regulars who hang around here. I rant on about class action abuse
>> frequently and with gusto. The word 'greedy' is used from time to
>> time. Understanding the limitations of that approach I also
>> communicate more objectively with elected officials, and with like
>> minded professionals, in an effort to change a system that permits
>> this abuse.
>> Best Regards,
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