ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
Coffman v. Armstrong International, Inc.
(Tenn., filed April 13, 2020): Arguing that equipment manufacturers do not owe a duty to warn end users about alleged hazards in asbestos-containing external insulation or replacement gaskets and packing made or sold by third parties and affixed to equipment post-sale.
On January 4, 2020, the Court held manufacturers have no duty to warn with respect to products manufactured and sold by others.
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame