Prevents individuals convicted of a felony or violent misdemeanor from suing their victims for personal injury or damages suffered in the course of committing the crime. The bill broadens the definition of “tort action” to specifically include a product liability claim, an action for wrongful death and an action based on derivative claims for relief.
Felony Reform: HB 547 (1998)
Prevents individuals convicted of a felony or violent misdemeanor from
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.