While Russia is cracking down on jury trials, the modernization of the Chinese economy has led to finding that tort law is really a good thing.
Whatever you may say about the Chinese, you can’t say they’re stupid. Maybe they have figured out that our tort law system plays a valuable role in our free market economic system as well as vindicating the physical and mental well-being and the property of individuals.They have even translated the Restatement of Torts into Chinese.
Ken Shigley is a trial attorney in Atlanta, Georgia who has been listed as a "Super Lawyer" (Atlanta Magazine), among the "Legal Elite" (Georgia Trend Magazine), and in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale), and is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy,. Mr. Shigley has extensive experience representing parties in trucking and bus accidents, products liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, brain injury, spinal cord injury and burn injury cases. Currently he is Secretary of the 40,000 member State Bar of Georgia.