The Pros And Cons Of Frivolous Lawsuits

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As stated in the title, business owners should be able to hire/fire anyone without interference from the government. Far too often do we hear of frivolous lawsuits in which the plaintiff is simply seeking a “pay day” from a business. In fact, 55 % of these cases are usually ruled in favor of the plaintiff (Common Good 2012). This can cost the defendants (businesses) $1.1 million on average (Glater 2008). If the current government regulated practices were allowed to continue, businesses won’t be able keep up. The pathway that led to here was paved with good intentions acts such as the; Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Civil Rights Act of 1991 were designed and employed to

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