The trial bar clearly plans to profit off the pandemic. The American Tort Reform Association released a report revealing that from March through December of 2020, 176,053 advertisements for legal services and/or soliciting legal claims mentioning COVID-19 or coronavirus aired in the United States at an estimated cost of $34.4 million. Pennsylvania is at the top of the plaintiff’s attorneys spending list, accounting for 5% of all spending on legal services TV ads mentioning COVID-19 or coronavirus that aired in the study’s time frame equaling $1,666,690 in estimated spending. The plaintiff’s firm Morgan and Morgan, with offices in Philadelphia, top the national big spenders list.
Read the full report here.