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’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame