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 […]
Glenhaven Healthcare LLC v. Saldana
(U.S., filed September 30, 2022): Urging the Court to grant the petition of certiari in order to clarify the proper interpretation of a federal statute (the PREP Act) regulating the nation’s emergency response during a once-in-a-century pandemic and other global health emergencies. The PREP Act should be recognized as a “complete preemption” statute allowing removal of a broad class of tort claims arising from the administration of pandemic countermeasures. The lower court decision undermines the PREP Act’s critical safeguards for front-line responders and creates a circuit split.
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 […]
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