Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Hammons v. Ethicon
(Pennsylvania, filed on June 21, 2019): Arguing that the lower court improperly exercised personal jurisdiction over the defendant based on activities in Pennsylvania that were unrelated to the tort claim. Tying personal jurisdiction over out-of-state claims to the mere involvement of Pennsylvania businesses in the production process will lead national manufacturers to eschew local businesses.
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.