ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
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.
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