The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) is disappointed to learn that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled against LTL Management, LLC in a case regarding the […]
Virus Liability Shields Move Ahead in Louisiana, Other States
States advance liability shields for businesses in the absence of federal liability protection, writes Chris Marr of Bloomberg Law.
The potential for inaction in Congress makes the push for state legislation all the more significant, said Sherman “Tiger” Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association.
“Given the fact that it may not do something, which we don’t know, then I think it’s incumbent on states to address potential liability as it relates to Covid-19,” Joyce said.
This op-ed was originally published by Agri-Pulse. Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for trial lawyers over the past several decades as they’ve targeted everything from tobacco and […]
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