Consumer Protection Act Reform: H.B. 2008/S.B. 1522 (2011)
Amends the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) as follows: eliminates
Amends the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) as follows: eliminates a private right of action for actions based on the sale or marketing of securities, since those claims are governed by state and federal securities laws; provides that only the Attorney General may pursue actions under the “catchall provision” of the TCPA on behalf of Tennessee consumers; prohibits the award of punitive damages for an unfair or deceptive act or practice if the judge awards treble damages and attorney fees; and prohibits class actions from being brought under the consumer fraud statute and makes other changes to the consumer fraud statute.
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
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois