Employer Reference Liability: HB 44 (1996)
Grants liability protection to an employer who releases information about
Grants liability protection to an employer who releases information about an employee unless claimant proves either or both of the following: by clear and convincing evidence that the employer disclosed the information knowning it to be false or with intent to mislead in bad faith with malicious purpose; or, by a preponderance of the evidence that the disclosure violates the Ohio Civil Rights Commission Law. It also includes a loser pays provision.
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
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.