Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor
Burningham v. Wright
(Utah, filed October 5, 2018): The brief addressed the unavoidably unsafe exception to strict liability in design defects recognized in the Restatement (Second) of Torts and whether it applies to implanted medical devices.
On September 5, 2019, the Utah Supreme Court quickly dispensed with any discussion of comment k and PMA-approved devices because state law tort claims concerning those devices are preempted.
SCOTUS Determining Whether to Hear Appeal by Defendant
Writing for The Hill, ATRA President Tiger Joyce discusses the Biden administration’s plans to allow a settlement slush fund and issues the practice has caused at the state level.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about issues with a landmark talc case in Missouri and how the U.S. Supreme Court can step in.
Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $260,000