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Status Report (Lawsuits) #75302

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 07, 1982
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(Studio) No. lawsuits prompted by deaths in Chicago, Illinois, from cyanide-laced Tylenol noted; class action suit said filed today by woman unrelated to any Tylenol victims. Details given.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Edwardsville, Illinois) Proliferation of lawsuits in Madison Cnty., Illinois, noted surpassing number filed in NYC; basis of situation explained. [Attorney Rex CARR - thinks number of lawyers in region is reason for large number suits.] Current status of litigation in United States in general examined; several lawsuits illustrating the ridiculous recalled. [Farmer Wilmer KLENKE - calls for less attys. as means of decring. number lawsuits; comments on own case.] [Harvard Law School spokesperson Laurence TRIBE - cites need to accept law's inability to right every wrong; calls for delegalization of United States culture.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Robinson, Max;
Threlkeld, Richard

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