Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a ruling that makes the state even more appealing to trial lawyers by removing the need to prove a business was fraudulent or negligent under the state’s consumer protection law. The Court […]
Microsoft v. Baker
(U.S., filed March 18, 2016): Arguing that a federal court of appeals lacks jurisdiction to review an order denying class certification after the plaintiffs voluntarily dismiss their claims with prejudice. Plaintiffs should not be able to create appellate jurisdiction through the voluntary dismissal tactic.
On June 12, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position and held that the lower court lacked jurisdiction under §1291 because the voluntary dismissal with prejudice did not result in a “final decision.”
Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $400,000
Legislature moving on bills to address covid liability concerns
Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $650,000
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about a worrisome trend involving California “lemon law” suits.