Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.
Allstate v. Jacobsen
(U.S., filed Mar. 2014): Urging the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify that state class actions for monetary relief, however styled, must provide absent class members with notice and opt-out rights, and must guarantee defendants a full and fair opportunity to be heard on all available defenses.
Petition for Cert denied in May of 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system
State Senator from Shreveport-Bossier seeks to curb over-the-top, dishonest ads
Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor