Asbestos Liability Reform- Successor Liability: H.B. 4 (2003)
Provided that if a company with liability for mining or
Provided that if a company with liability for mining or sale of asbestos-containing products was merged or acquired by a successor prior to May 13, 1968, the limit of the successor company’s liability for asbestos claims as a result ofthe acquisition is limited to the FMV of the acquired company at the time of acquisition. The limitation applies to “successors of successors,” based on the FMV of the initially acquired company at the time of the initial acquisition.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
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