Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor
McClay v. Airport Management Services, LLC
(Tenn., filed July 2019): Arguing that the state’s statutory limit on noneconomic damages is constitutional. It responds to a rise in pain and suffering awards by restoring predictability to the civil justice systems and the legislature has the authority to modify common law rights and remedies.
On February 27, 2020, the Tennessee Supreme Court agreed with ATRA’s position and upheld the statutory limits.
SCOTUS Determining Whether to Hear Appeal by Defendant
Writing for The Hill, ATRA President Tiger Joyce discusses the Biden administration’s plans to allow a settlement slush fund and issues the practice has caused at the state level.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about issues with a landmark talc case in Missouri and how the U.S. Supreme Court can step in.
Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $260,000