Governor’s Emergency Powers: SB 10 (2013)
Sets out the powers of the Governor in the case
Sets out the powers of the Governor in the case of emergency. Clarifies that she has certain powers during an emergency which includes certain “resources” not to include “health manpower.” She does maintain power of “health” resources. This bill works closely with the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act.
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
Amanda Bronstad with Law.com writes about the potential repercussions if the 2019 $465 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson stands.
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.