HB 601 (2001)
Establishes a certificate of merit in medical liability actions, abolishes
Establishes a certificate of merit in medical liability actions, abolishes third-party bad faith lawsuits in medical liability actions, and permits parties to submit their claim to either pretrial mediation or a summary jury trial. In jury trials, increases the number of jurors from 9 to 12, but adjudication of claim if nine members of the jury are in agreement, rather than a unanimous verdict.
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