ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
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 urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.