Trespasser Liability Reform: SB 628 (2012)
Codifies existing law by providing that a real property occupant
Codifies existing law by providing that a real property occupant owes no duty of care to a trespasser except to refrain from harming the trespasser by an intentional, willful, or wanton act. Establishes that a possessor of land does not owe a duty of care to a trespasser, except for cases when the land possessor knows of the trespasser’s presence, maintains certain types of artificial conditions on the premise, or in certain instances involving child trespassers.
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.