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We have become so litigious in this country that even liberal magazines such as “The New Yorker” are making fun of our propensity to sue at the drop of a hat. Some recent cartoons in the publication would be a riot if the truth behind them weren’t so tragic–that we are litigating our economy into oblivion! Check out some of the recent punch lines (all of which are ultimately at the expense of insurers) and let me know what you think.

There were two cartoons in the Aug. 13 edition sparked by the fear of being dragged into court. One showed a doctor examining an x-ray, saying to his patient: “I don’t like the looks of these. I better send them up to legal.”

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