NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 07, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Special NBC series "Civil Wars" on how litigation is changing our lives introduced.
(Reeds Spring, Missouri: Jeannie Ohm) The impact of litigation on the small town of Reeds Spring, Missouri, which lost a 100,000 dollar lawsuit, featured; details given about the slip & fall legal case. [Mayor Dan LADE, Reeds Spring suer Sally STEWART- comment on her lawsuit.] [Common Good Phillip HOWARD, Center for Justice & Democracy Joanne DOROSHOW- offer differing opinions on lawsuits against cities.] [Reeds Springs alderman Luke GANN- comments on Stewart.]
(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Further coverage in "Newsweek"'s "Lawsuit Hell" cover story noted.
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