In War On Arbitration, Consumers And Companies Both Lose

ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.

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. […]

New Law Could Mean Trial Lawyers Peeping Your Taxes — Then Suing You

The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.

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.

SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

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

Minnesotans Deserve Transparency from AG Ellison

ATRA President Tiger Joyce takes a look at Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s lawsuit claiming oil companies “deceived Minnesotans about climate change.”