In Re New York City Asbestos Litigation


(NY, filed October 6, 2017): Arguing that if the court does not vacate the new CMO, it should, at a minimum, modify it to continue the longstanding deferral of punitive damages claims.  It also should modify the CMO to require plaintiffs to file all eligible asbestos trust claims early in the discovery process and specify that trust claims materials are admissible.

Court ruled against ATRA's position

On March 22, 2018, the court ruled against ATRA’s position and upheld the current Case Management Order. 

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Transparency in Tort Reform

This letter-to-the-editor was originally published by the Tampa Bay Times in response to their March 13, 2023 article “Florida lawmakers want to help insurance companies by limiting lawsuits.“ The “tort […]