Collateral Source Rule Reform: HB 350 (1996).
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, including
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments, including workers’ compensation benefits, but only if there is no right of subrogation attached or the plaintiff has not paid a premium for the insurance. The comprehensive 1996 tort reform law violated the doctrine of separation of powers and one-subject provision of the State Constitution. State ex rel. Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers v. Sheward, 715 N.E.2d 1062 (Ohio 1999).
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.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.