Statement on the Passing of Former Missouri State Senator Ed Emery

We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]

Class Action Settlements Serve Lawyers Over Class Members

Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs

Covid Liability Protections Signed Into Law in Missouri

Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity

Illinois Trial Lawyers Spend $155 Million on TV Ads in Last Five Years

$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Missouri Talc Case

By denying cert, the Supreme Court is failing to deliver on its promise of equal justice under the law

SCOTUS Denies Review in Janssen Case

Fails to Affirm Supremacy of Federal Law

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 – ATRA Calls for Guidance to Establish Due Process Limitations On the Use of “Joinder”

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