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.

Courts in ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Less Likely to Abide by SCOTUS Precedent

ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.

Minnesota Slides Into ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Ranks Yet Again

Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame

Illinois Counties’ Love of Lawsuits Lands Them ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Title

Cook, Madison and St. Clair Counties ranked No. 8 due in part to high filing of “no injury” data privacy lawsuits

‘Judicial Hellhole’ St. Louis a Gateway for Out-of-State Lawsuits

Mo. Supreme Court refuses to review talc decision, majority of plaintiffs from out of state

Georgia Named a ‘Judicial Hellhole’ for 2nd Year

High-dollar verdicts and liability expansion to blame

Louisiana Lands In Top 5 Judicial Hellholes

Auto insurance scams and coastal lawsuits top concerns

Asbestos Litigation Skyrockets South Carolina Near Top of “Judicial Hellholes” Ranks

The court’s case consolidation results in No. 4 ranking

California Named a Top ‘Judicial Hellhole’

State policies harm workers, Lemon Law lawsuits increase

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 […]

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

COVID-19 Exacerbates Lawsuit Abuse in Nation’s Judicial Hellholes

Report names two Pennsylvania courts to top spot

New Poll Finds Strong Bipartisan Support for Government Action vs. Litigation When it Comes to Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

While COVID-19 relief efforts stall in Congress, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high.  According to a new survey released today by […]

Missouri Supreme Court declines to review billion-dollar award against Johnson & Johnson baby powder

Juliette Fairley of the St. Louis Record reports on the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision not to review a $2 billion verdict.

Trial Lawyers Look to Profit Off Pandemic by Targeting Insurers

ATRA President Tiger Joyce penned an op-ed for Law360 on the surge of COVID-19-related lawsuits targeting the insurance industry.

Pa. Supreme Court Disregards SCOTUS Ruling

Nicholas Malfitano of the Pennsylvania Record writes about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling on jurisdiction in a lawsuit filed by an out-of-state resident.

COVID-19 Lawsuit Protections Signed Into Law in Michigan

ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.