ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
Toyota v. Reavis
(Tex. App., filed February 27, 2020): Arguing that long-settled Texas law limits evidence of unrelated accidents in product liability cases. Also arguing that the Texas statutory presumption of non-liability for manufacturers meeting federal safety standards serves important purposes. To invoke the exception to the presumption of non-liability, a party should be required to present specific types of relevant evidence.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.