In class you watched part of the documentary Hot Coffee, which focused on the products liability case against McDonald’s brought by Stella Liebeck and the ensuing debate over tort reform. In contrast to arguments supported by the film, please read the two articles below.
Based on the film and the readings above,answer the following questions. You must also respond to one other student.
1. Did the film change your mind about what you thought about the case originally?
2. In your own words, what is tort reform? How is it achieved?
3. In your opinion, do you think tort reform is needed?