Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) News

Chamber Legal Study Says Private Suits Over Privacy Don’t Help Consumers

Statutes allowing plaintiff lawyers to enforce privacy laws through private rights of action are clogging courts and provide no real benefit to consumers, a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) claims. By contrast, privacy-related …

Sugary Sports Beans, Uber Divorce Claims Among Chamber’s ‘Most Ridiculous’ Lawsuits of 2017

A lawsuit by a woman claiming she was deceived about the amount of sugar in an exercise supplement called Sport Beans tops the list of what a top U.S. business lobby sees as the “most ridiculous” lawsuits of 2017. Jelly …

Top 10 ‘Most Ridiculous’ Lawsuits of 2016: Chamber of Commerce

Too much ice in an iced coffee? Too much lip balm left in the tube? Too much environmental damage from thousands of red balloons? Lawsuits complaining about those situations made this year’s list of unnecessary litigation as judged by the …