The US Chamber of Commerce is running expensive TV ads highlighting the economic impact of the bad economy on small businesses, and suggesting that lawsuit abuse is a big cause?  Is lawsuit abuse or insurance defense attorney abuse costing consumers millions? Why are insurance companies and big companies funding the TV ads, and will consumers see any lower premiums as a trickle down affect if consumers become active in the area of lawsuit abuse. 

Read part one of the article by Rick Shapiro and then the  other articles in the series for a balanced approach to this issue.