Appeal Bond Reform: HB 2661 (2004)
The court is given discretion to lower the bond if
The court is given discretion to lower the bond if the judgment debtor can show that it is likely to suffer substantial economic harm if required to post a bond in the amount required by statute (which is double the judgment). Applies to all cases except those involving signatories to the Master Settlement Agreement.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system