Collateral Source Rule Reform: HB 2693 (1988).
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, where
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, where damages exceed $150,000. Provides for awards to be offset when the court assigns comparative fault. The statute allowing evidence of collateral source benefits where claimant demands judgment for damages in excess of $150,000 violated the equal protection provision of the State Constitution. Thompson v. KFB Insurance Co., 850 P.2d 773 (Kan. 1993).
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame