Hot Coffee by Susan Saladoff
Call Number: KF1250 .H68 2011 DVD LAW (Reserve)
Publication Date: 2011
This film analyzes the so called "frivolous law suits" and the impact of tort reform on the United States judicial system discussing several cases. The cases investigated include: Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants (public relations campaign to instigate tort reform); Colin Gourley's malpractice lawsuit and caps on damages; the prosecution of Mississippi Justice Oliver Diaz and judicial elections; Jamie Leigh Jones v. Halliburton Co. and mandatory arbitration.