The King of Torts Author:John Grisham The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. clay Carter has been there too long, and, like most of his cooleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. when he reluctantly takes the cause of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many sensele... more »ss murders that hit D.C. every week.
As he digs into the background of his client, clay stumbles on a conspiracy too horrible to believe. he suddnly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, looking at the kind of enormouse settlement that would totally change his life - that would make him, alomst overnight, the legal professions's newest king of torts...« less