Barring Admission of a Defendant’s Apology: SB 6429 (2002)
Barred the admission of a defendant’s apology to a plaintiff
Barred the admission of a defendant’s apology to a plaintiff as evidence in support of a plaintiff’s case. The law previously discouraged discourse and impeded the resolution of disputes between parties by allowing apologies to be used against defendants in litigation
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.