ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
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.
On March 22, 2018, the court ruled against ATRA’s position and upheld the current Case Management Order.
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