Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Transparency Act – H.B. 1197
Requires disclosures by the plaintiff within thirty days of filing,
Requires disclosures by the plaintiff within thirty days of filing, a defendant to file a motion requesting a stay of the proceedings, requires the plaintiff to file asbestos trust claims within ten days of receiving the defendant’s motion, allows a defendant to seek discovery from an asbestos trust, and allows a defendant to seek sanctions for any failure to comply with the requirements of the bill.
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ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
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