Section: Rx and The Law
Where Have You Gone, Perry?
Do you remember Perry Mason? How about Matlock? OK then, Denny Crane? Depending on your age, you should be familiar with at least one of these famous TV attorneys and their courtroom performances. This makes for entertaining TV, but in real life, the story is a little bit different. In most jurisdictions, the number of civil cases filed has been steady or increasing, but the number of trials has been decreasing. Why is this so?