Class Action Reform: HB 4 (2003).
Provides for the interlocutory appeal of class action certification. Reforms
Provides for the interlocutory appeal of class action certification. Reforms attorney fees whereby fees are based on time and cost expended rather than a percentage of recovery. Provides for stay on all proceedings during appeal of class certification. Provides for administrative relief which requires a court to consider administrative relief from state agencies before certifying a class.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
ATRA reports West Virginia attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA announces two Utah candidates for attorney general signing its AG transparency code pledge.
A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.
ATRA supports the SAFE TO WORK Act as part of the Senate’s HEALS Act legislative package for coronavirus relief.