ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
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.
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame