Asbestos Overnaming – S.B. 1157
Provides that within 45 days of filing an asbestos action,
Provides that within 45 days of filing an asbestos action, a plaintiff shall file a sworn statement specifying the facts that provide the basis for each claim against each defendant and include supporting documentation. Plaintiffs have a continuing duty to supplement the required disclosures. The court, on motion by a defendant, shall dismiss a plaintiff’s asbestos action without prejudice as to any defendant whose product or premises is not identified in the required disclosures.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
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ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system