Comprehensive General Tort Reform: SB 1305 (1994)
prohibits suits brought by drunk drivers in accidents where they
- prohibits suits brought by drunk drivers in accidents where they are more than 50% at fault;
- provides immunity from civil liability for volunteers, non-profit organizations and emergency medical technicians;
- limits prisoners’ suits;
- provides immunity from civil liability for fire fighters and police officers acting within the scope of their duties and
- provides for an assumption of the risk defense in personal injury suits.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
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