This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Vanderventer v. Hyundai Motor Co.
(Wis., filed December 8, 2022): Urging the Court to review the case and correct the Court of Appeals’ transformation of a presumption that a compliant product is not defective into a mechanism for plaintiffs to introduce irrelevant and highly prejudicial evidence. Also, urging the Court to correct the misuse of evidence of subsequent remedial measures to rebut a manufacturer’s general defense or preemptively “impeach” testimony a defendant has not offered. Lastly, urging the Court to review the lower court’s decision to allow engineers to offer novel, untested theories and medical doctors to opine on product design.
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system