Liability Reform Bills Prioritized and Signed in Montana

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.

West Virginia Legislative Session Produces Batch of Legal Reform Bills Signed by Gov

Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system

Louisiana Trial Lawyers Spend Big on Ads Across the State

State Senator from Shreveport-Bossier seeks to curb over-the-top, dishonest ads

West Virginia Bill Could Empower Juries With More Relevant Evidence

Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor

Brief Calls Out Joining Dissimilar Claims in Missouri Talc Suit

SCOTUS Determining Whether to Hear Appeal by Defendant

Florida Enacts Covid Liability Protections

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs covid liability protections into law in the state which has seen a disproportionate amount of legal services ads related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

West Virginia Legislature Looks to Address COVID-19 Liability

Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $260,000

SCOTUS Input Requested in Landmark Missouri Talc Case

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court was called upon to review a landmark talcum powder case which loosely linked baby powder use to ovarian cancer and resulted in a multi-billion-dollar […]

PA Supreme Court Further Expands Liability With Latest Ruling

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a ruling that makes the state even more appealing to trial lawyers by removing the need to prove a business was fraudulent or negligent under the state’s consumer protection law. The Court […]

Missouri Legislature Looks to Address COVID-19 Liability

Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $400,000

Report: Trial Lawyers Spend Millions on Covid Ads

Liability protections needed at state level

Florida TV Viewers Pelted with COVID-19 Trial Lawyer Ads

Legislature moving on bills to address covid liability concerns

Maryland Lawmakers Look to Address COVID-19 Liability

Trial lawyers’ spending on covid ads last year surpassed $650,000

Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred

With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high.  A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]

Trial Lawyers’ Rush Amendment Passes IL House in Early Morning Hours, Heads to Governor

ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360

IL Lawmakers Rush to Amend Bill for Trial Lawyers’ Gain, Ignore COVID-19 Liability Protections

ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360

Statement Concerning Violent Mob Attack on U.S. Capitol

ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:

Congress Fails to Protect Small Businesses & Others from COVID-19 Liability

ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.

Pennsylvania Courts Top ‘Judicial Hellholes’ List

Philly Court of Common Pleas, PA Supreme Court allow out-of-state lawsuits while Gov. Wolf vetoes liability protections

The City That Never Stops Suing: New York City Named a Top Judicial Hellhole

The Big Apple’s avaricious attorneys refused to let a global pandemic slow their stride and in turn earned their city the dubious distinction of a “Judicial Hellhole” yet again. The […]

California Named a Top ‘Judicial Hellhole’

State policies harm workers, Lemon Law lawsuits increase