These 26 states won’t let you sue McDonald’s for making you fat. The surprising consequence of banning obesity lawsuits
The Washington Post - 05/28/2015
But obesity lawsuits have never actually succeeded in America. And who eats junk food with the expectation that, down the road, they’ll win a long-shot lawsuit making McDonald’s pay for their medical bills?
“People just don’t think that way,” said Richard Daynard, a law professor at Northeastern who specializes in public health litigation. “Think about it: Would you drive any differently depending on whether the manufacturer of your car was immunized from litigation?”