Assignment of Benefits Reform: H.B. 7065 (2019)
Provides for a prohibition on assignees accessing the one-way attorney
Provides for a prohibition on assignees accessing the one-way attorney fee statute, and replacing that with a defined prevailing party formula. Gives policyholders substantial new rights of disclosure and rescission, and requires both assignees and insurers to perform under new, strict timelines for the benefit of policyholders.
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
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
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