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.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.
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.