Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
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.
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.