Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Economy Litigation
(9th Circ., filed March 19, 2018): Arguing that settlement classes are different from litigation classes and a court can certify a class for settlement purposes that would not be appropriate for certification in contested litigation. This allows businesses to promptly and fairly resolve consumer disputes and encourages other fair consumer class settlements.
On July 27, 2018, the Court issued a brief order vacating the three-judge panel’s rejection of the $200 million settlement and granted the request for rehearing en banc.
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.