TITLE

Who's Afraid of Dickie Scruggs?

AUTHOR(S)
Bryant, Adam
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Newsweek;12/6/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 23, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Mississippi lawyer Richard Furlow Scruggs in light of his role in fall 1999 class action lawsuits against United States health maintenance organizations (HMO). His role in litigation against the tobacco and asbestos industries; His motives in the HMO suit; Criticism; Impact of the HMO suit on health-insurance industry stocks; His methods; Biographical details; Background of his case against the tobacco industry.
ACCESSION #
2535036

 

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