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.
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
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois