Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
BP Exploration & Production Incorporated, et al. v. Lake Eugenie Land & Development, Incorporated, et al.,
No. 14-123 (U.S., filed September 2014): Urging the United States Supreme Court to hear BP’s appeal of critical class action issues stemming from the 2010 Deepwater oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Specifically arguing that the certification and management of the class violates Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Article III of the Constitution.
Petition for cert denied on December 8, 2014.
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.