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 […]
Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Connors
(U.S., filed on March 24, 2021): Arguing that by creating a rule that abstention requires only general assessments and not case-specific inquiries, there will be no meaningful check on the important relationship between State AGs and private attorneys. The Ninth Circuit’s separation of abstention from any meaningful consideration of a state’s sovereign interest has important downstream consequences.
On June 21, 2o21, the Court denied the petition for cert.
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 […]
SB 2-A to improve FL property insurance; addresses assignment of benefits, one way attorney fee shifting, third-party bad faith
Arbitrary, excessive punishments result from lack of clarity under some laws
State ranked No. 3 among worst ‘Judicial Hellholes’ in nation with residents paying $1,900 per year in ‘tort tax’
Residents pay ‘tort tax’ of more than $1,010 amid all-time high inflation