NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) Concerns about excessive lawsuit settlements after a 580 million award to cover 1200 in losses examined; details given of the Alabama case about the cost of satellite dishes. [Plaintiff George MERRIWEATHER - says he hopes nobody else would be cheated.] [Lawyer for Merriweathers Tom METHVIN - says the award took his breath away.] [American Tort Reform Association Tiger JOYCE - says juries need guidance.]
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