Forum non conviens: H.B. 1003 (2013)
Allows the court, upon a motion by either party or
Allows the court, upon a motion by either party or on its own, to decline jurisdiction, if in the interest of justice and for the convenience of the parties, an action would be more properly heard in another forum.” The bill also outlines what the court shall consider in determining whether to grant a motion to stay, transfer or to dismiss an action.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
ATRA reports West Virginia attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA announces two Utah candidates for attorney general signing its AG transparency code pledge.
A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.
ATRA supports the SAFE TO WORK Act as part of the Senate’s HEALS Act legislative package for coronavirus relief.