Definition of “Frivolous”: HB 1006 (2013)
Sets forth guidelines for signing of pleadings and sets forth
Sets forth guidelines for signing of pleadings and sets forth guidelines for “frivolous” suits brought in bad faith or without any rational argument based in law or facts to support the position of the litigant or to change existing law. Upon finding, the court shall enter an order requiring such non-prevailing party to reimburse the prevailing party for reasonable costs, including attorney fees, incurred with respect to such claim or defense.
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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