Asbestos Trust Transparency: S.B. 470 (2018)
Requires a plaintiff to file a sworn statement within 30
Requires a plaintiff to file a sworn statement within 30 days of filing a personal injury claim indicating that an investigation of all bankruptcy trust claims has been conducted and that all claims that can be made by the plaintiff have been filed. If the defendant has a reasonable belief that the plaintiff can file additional claims, the defendant may move the court to stay the action until the plaintiff files the bankruptcy trust claims.
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
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.