Appeal Bond Waiver Act: H.B. 1524 (2001)
Places a $150 million limit on the amount that defendants
Places a $150 million limit on the amount that defendants have to post to obtain a bond during the appeals process (Pursuant to the Master Settlement Agreement entered into between this state and tobacco product manufacturers)
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.