"Defendants Confront Onerous Pretrial Tactics," Leader's Prod. Liab. L. & Strategy, at 1, (January 1993).
The cost of defending product liability lawsuits has risen exponentially, due in large part to the increasingly burdensome - and to a large extent uncontrolled - discovery tactics employed by the plaintiffs' bar. This 1993 article discusses some of those tactics and some possible defense responses.