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