Government Retention of Personal Injury Lawyers: S.B. 1132 (2012)
Limits contingency fees by prohibiting the state from entering into
Limits contingency fees by prohibiting the state from entering into a contingency fee contract providing for the state’s private attorney to receive a contingency fee from this state’s portion of the recovery. The bill also requires posting of executed contingency fees contracts unless the attorney general determines that the posting may cause damage to the reputation of any business or person.
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.
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.