Asbestos Liability Reform- Successor Liability: H.B. 4 (2003)
Provided that if a company with liability for mining or
Provided that if a company with liability for mining or sale of asbestos-containing products was merged or acquired by a successor prior to May 13, 1968, the limit of the successor company’s liability for asbestos claims as a result ofthe acquisition is limited to the FMV of the acquired company at the time of acquisition. The limitation applies to “successors of successors,” based on the FMV of the initially acquired company at the time of the initial acquisition.
New Poll Finds Strong Bipartisan Support for Government Action vs. Litigation When it Comes to Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic
While COVID-19 relief efforts stall in Congress, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. According to a new survey released today by […]
Missouri Supreme Court declines to review billion-dollar award against Johnson & Johnson baby powder
Juliette Fairley of the St. Louis Record reports on the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision not to review a $2 billion verdict.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce penned an op-ed for Law360 on the surge of COVID-19-related lawsuits targeting the insurance industry.
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.