Punitive Damages Reform: S.B. 2351 (1993)
Limits punitive damages to the greater of $250,000 or two
Limits punitive damages to the greater of $250,000 or two times compensatory damages; allows for a bifurcated trial on the issue of punitive damages; and prohibits a defendant’s financial worth from being admitted in the punitive damages portion of a trial.
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.