Asbestos/Silica Litigation Reform: HB 416 (2005)
Established minimum medical criteria (based on AMA guide to the
Established minimum medical criteria (based on AMA guide to the evaluation of permanent impairment) for the filing of asbestos and silica claims and established criteria for dismissal of pending claims. Provided that, in general, asbestos and silica claims may only be brought or maintained by Georgia residents
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.