Appeal Bond Reform: HB 1547 (2000)
Limits the amount a defendant can be required to pay
Limits the amount a defendant can be required to pay to secure the right to appeal a punitive damages award to $25 million. Applies in out‑of‑state judgments during the stay period only.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.
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.
Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system
State Senator from Shreveport-Bossier seeks to curb over-the-top, dishonest ads
Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor