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.
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
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.