Appeal Bond Reform: SB 2 (2000); Amended N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1C-1750
Places a $25 million limit on bond requirements in punitive
Places a $25 million limit on bond requirements in punitive damages awards during the appeal process. Provides that limits on bond appeals for out-of-state judgments apply during the stay period only.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
ATRA reports West Virginia attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA announces two Utah candidates for attorney general signing its AG transparency code pledge.
A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.
ATRA supports the SAFE TO WORK Act as part of the Senate’s HEALS Act legislative package for coronavirus relief.