The recent recall of thousands of vehicles by Toyota only reinforces the need for trial attorneys in the United States. The alleged need for "tort reform" has become a refrain in American political life. However, the reality is that product-liability litigation has become an ever more important means of keeping consumers safe. This is just one more example of how lethal defects have gone undetected and uncorrected for so long due in large part to insufficient government oversight. You can read more on this story online here.