Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Behr Dayton Thermal Products LLC v. Martin
(U.S., November 12, 2018): Supporting a petition for cert, arguing that the Sixth Circuit’s interpretation of Rule 23(c)(4) violated its text and structure and raises serious Seventh Amendment concerns. Argues that the decision removes the most important limits on class proceedings and would allow district courts to certify “issue classes” essentially at will.
On March 19, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for cert.
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.