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Attorney Tells All: How the U.S. Courts Shield Big Pharma from Liability

By Shane Ellison, The People’s Chemist

It’s not easy to sue Big Pharma.  But, legal firm Baum Hedlund has been doing it for years.  Unfortunately, as pharmaceutical deceit and side-effects grow, it’s getting exponentially more difficult. After all, using prescription drugs as prescribed is the top killer in the USA.

I reached out to attorney Michael Baum to get a behind-the-scenes look at how this growing monster is shielded from liability by our court system.  Baum generously agreed to share his candid insights.  If you or a loved one are taking prescription meds — make sure you read this interview closely.

     Michael L. Baum

TPC #1: Does the court system protect the pharmaceutical industry from liability? If so, how?

Mr. Baum: Yes. The court system has made it very expensive for claims to be made against pharmaceutical companies for injuries. For instance, drug lawsuits require expert testimony from a person with a related PhD and/or MD level education. Otherwise, the case may be thrown out before going to trial.

This makes suing drug companies pricey because the experts charge high hourly rates to offset the “cost” of going up against the same entities that pay for grants, lucrative industry jobs and coveted academic positions.

Furthermore, many judges now have gate-keeping authority to reject cutting-edge science that goes against the status-quo — what the rest of the scientific community “believes.” Drug companies are able to foster “established beliefs” with hundreds of millions of dollars in marketing aimed at physicians, medical journals, academic opinion leaders, and professional organizations of scientists.  Once those marketed messages become pervasive, use of the drug becomes the standard of care. So overcoming that impression is like convincing a court the emperor is not wearing new clothes, which can be very difficult.

TPC #2: What are the ramifications of this conflict, on the average U.S. citizen?

Mr. Baum: The expense itself can make bringing an individual case prohibitive. We now have to combine cases to spread the cost. Unfortunately, courts (and legislative actions) have whittled away using these class actions for drug injuries. They now say that each person’s damage is unique and not common across a class, even if they suffer the same injury, e.g. a heart attack.

Combining many claimants into lawsuits is still possible, but it requires enough similarly injured people to justify a consolidated action. Finding lawyers qualified and willing to take on the detailed investigation and pay out the expense of engaging experts is itself a big hurdle. Drug companies can afford to make lawsuits long and difficult, so financing such litigation with qualified, available lawyers can be a barrier to an average U.S. citizen pursuing a drug case.

There’s also the pill-popping culture that causes an additional barrier. Many injuries occur after a person has been prescribed a number of drugs. Separating out one drug’s effect from another adds another level of complication. Thus, many law firms and courts will reject cases unless it is clear that the likely culprit is one particular drug.

TPC #3: If a drug has been proven ineffective and dangerous in a court of law, why is it still on the market? Continue reading

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It is time to get over our ‘BAR bias’

. . . AND START EDUCATING OURSELVES!

By AL Whitney © copyround 2016
Permission is granted for redistribution if linked to original and AntiCorruption Society is acknowledged.

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Ignorance of the law is no excuse!

Every time a legal question comes up, most run to an attorney to get an explanation. We naively ask them questions like: what does this rule mean, what does this bill mean, or what does this term mean? However, our dependence on attorneys has rarely enhanced our lives. And, there is a good reason why this is true.

In 1939 Yale law professor Fred Rodell wrote an amazing book, Woe Unto You, Lawyers!, exposing lawyers, judges and legal-speak. He pointed out reality regarding “The Law” (Rodell’s term) that exists today across the planet – in spades.

From Chapter I of Woe Unto You, Lawyers!

“It is the lawyers who run our civilization for us – our governments, our business, our private lives. Most legislators are lawyers; they make our laws. Most presidents, governors, commissioners, along with their advisers and brain-trusters are lawyers; they administer our laws. All the judges are lawyers; they interpret and enforce our laws. There is no separation of powers where the lawyers are concerned. There is only a concentration of all government power – in the lawyers. As the schoolboy put it, ours is “a government of lawyers, not of men.””

[The Crown Temple BAR is located in the nation state city of London. The London BAR Guild was founded by a Rothschild of the Rothschild banking dynasty. All licensed BAR Attorneys in the U.S. owe their allegiance and give their solemn oath in pledge to the Crown Temple, whether they realize it or not. See: Crown Temple BAR]

It is a fact that lawyers intentionally write laws and contracts using language non-lawyers cannot comprehend. Even though we are expected to abide by these unintelligible laws and honor these incomprehensible contracts/agreements, they are written in a language that only lawyers can understand. If you doubt this fact, get out and read the “terms and conditions” your bank insisted you agree to when you opened your checking account or got your mortgage. Did anyone take a lawyer with them when they opened their checking account?

From Chapter I of Woe Unto You, Lawyers!

“For the lawyers’ trade is a trade built entirely on words. And so long as the lawyers carefully keep to themselves the key to what those words mean, the only way the average man can find out what is going on is to become a lawyer, or at least to study law, himself. All of which makes it very nice – and very secure – for the lawyers.” Continue reading

The judiciary is targeting our children and destroying their lives

WHEN THE STRAWMAN GOES TO JAIL, THE LIVING FLESH AND BLOOD BOY OR GIRL GOES RIGHT ALONG WITH IT!

The germ of destruction of our nation is in the power of the judiciary, an irresponsible body – working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall render powerless the check of one branch over the other and will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated.
Thomas Jefferson

All who care about the future of America need to watch the documentary Kids for Cash by Robert May.  It exposes the tragic consequences of the ‘zero tolerance’ policies that are now being inflicted on our children across the country. What we all think of as childish pranks (many depicted in TV series seen by hundreds of thousands of children every day) often result in the child’s punishment for months or even years. Children are irreversibly damaged by their incarceration in ‘juvenile detention’ centers and the majority of Americans are completely unaware of this ongoing assault on our progeny.

The Kids for Cash failure of our judiciary and our s0-called ‘justice system’ is rampant in American courthouses.  Our judges imprison a greater percentage of our population (including children) than any other country.  Because the media refuses to report what goes on in our courthouses, the attacks judges commit against innocent men, women and children go unnoticed by most Americans – until it happens to them.

Here is an interview with the maker of Kids for Cash:

You can purchase Kids for Cash at their web site: http://kidsforcashthemovie.com/see-the-film-new-2/


Here is short but excellent description of the STRAWMAN – the legal fiction “person” – that the court has jurisdiction over.

Let’s not forget that this system was created by and is being maintained by the Crown Temple BAR and its judiciary. The banking class that rules the BAR are predominantly Sabbatean Jews.

The U.S.A. is controlled and manipulated by this private foreign power and our unlawful Federal U.S. Government is their pawnbroker. The bankers and Bar Attorneys in the U.S.A. are a franchise in oath and allegiance to the Crown at Chancery – the Crown Temple Church and its Chancel located at Chancery Lane – a manipulative body of elite bankers and attorners from the independent City of London who violate the law in America by imposing fraudulent “legal” – but totally unlawful – contracts on the American people. The banks Rule the Temple Church and the Attorners carry out their Orders by controlling their victim’s judiciary.