Collateral Source Rule Reform: SB 394 (1986)
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments from
Permits the admissibility of evidence of collateral source payments from sources other than life insurance, other insurance for which the plaintiff or members of the plaintiff’s family have paid directly, or payments made by the United States or any of its agencies or subdivisions. Provides for awards to be offset at the court’s discretion. Permits a court to instruct a jury to disregard tax consequences of its verdict.
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.