Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
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.
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.