Scott stumbled across this article from ABCNews.com that speaks to John Edwards background. The article brings out a couple of very interesting points:
Trial lawyers tend to increase the cost of everything by suing anyone they can for negligence, malpractice, etc.
John Edwards won, for his clients, a $6 million dollar lawsuit against a doctor who may not have done anything wrong
Read the article for yourself. Do you really want a leech on society as the next Vice-President?