Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Walker v. Ford
(Col., filed September 27, 2016): Arguing that the“risk-benefit” test for strict product liability incorporates the “consumer expectation” test, such that the trial court reversibly erred by separately instructing the jury on the “consumer expectation” test. Colorado’s strict product liability law strikes a proper balance of interest by applying a risk-benefit analysis as the sole test for determining whether a product is “unreasonably dangerous.”
The Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position on November 13, 2017.
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.