Government Retention of Personal Injury Lawyers: SB 113 (1999).
Requires that the state attempt to handle all litigation through
Requires that the state attempt to handle all litigation through in-house counsel. Provides that when seeking outside counsel, the contracting agency must first seek an hourly fee arrangement. Provides that contingent fee contracts in excess of $100,000 be approved by a Legislative Review Board. Requires that at the conclusion of contingent fee representation, the state receive a statement of hours worked and total fees recovered.
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