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’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.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame