Punitive Damages Reform: SB 2078 (1986).
Prohibits plaintiffs from pleading punitive damages in an original complaint.
Prohibits plaintiffs from pleading punitive damages in an original complaint. Requires a plaintiff to make a prima facie showing of liability before an amendment of pleadings is permitted by the court.
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.