Class Action Reform: H.B. 472 (2013)
Provides that a class action cannot be maintained if the
Provides that a class action cannot be maintained if the court would be required to look at the merits of any individual class member’s claim to determine whether or not the individual would fall within the defined class. Furthermore, at the hearing on the motion to certify a class action, the plaintiff bears the burden of proof.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
ATRA reports West Virginia attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA announces two Utah candidates for attorney general signing its AG transparency code pledge.
A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.