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He was a personal injury lawyer who punished bad doctors and was awarded money for those who were victims of malpractice. He won't give the total of how much money he made doing that, but in just the four years before he became a senator, he made over $26 million.
Lawyers were the biggest contributors to his presidential campaign, and now they've become the biggest givers to the Democratic Party — bigger than labor unions, corporations — bigger than anybody.
A great many of these cases are due to subtle infections of the child before birth," Freeman said. "That is the cause of the premature labor and the cause of the [brain] damage. There is little or no evidence that if you did a [caesarean] section a short time earlier you would prevent cerebral palsy," he added.
An examination of Mr. Edwards's legal career also opens a window onto the world of personal injury litigation. In building his career, Mr. Edwards underbid other lawyers to win promising clients, sifted through several dozen expert witnesses to find one who would attest to his claims, and opposed state legislation that would have helped all families with brain-damaged children and not just those few who win big malpractice awards.
Originally posted by W_HAMILTON
Cheney is a poor speaker, that's why you rarely hear from him outside his poor health, or some salacious comment about how if you dare to elect someone other than himself terrorists are going to come kill you.
Trial Lawyer?? From the descriptions i've been hearing on here, He sounds like a glorified- Ambulance chaser...
To be Vice President, you must be capable of being president.
John Edwards isn't qualified to be president. 12 years from now
he might be. But not now.