Healthcare Liability: H.B. 2008/S.B. 1522 (2011)
Healthcare Liability – Amends existing Tennessee medical liability laws to replace
Healthcare Liability – Amends existing Tennessee medical liability laws to replace the term “medical malpractice” with “health care liability action” and expands the definition of “health care provider,” to expressly include nursing homes, assisted living facilities, mental health centers, pharmacists and employees of these individuals and entities within the ambit of medical liability laws.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce penned an op-ed for Law360 on the surge of COVID-19-related lawsuits targeting the insurance industry.
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.