ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
Devey v. Johnson & Johnson
(S.C., filed August 17, 2020): Arguing against the consolidation of two very different asbestos cases involving different injuries and products. Consolidated trials are highly prejudicial to defendants and raise due process concerns. There are few, if any, efficiencies to be gained by consolidating asbestos cases.
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