Innovator Liability: S.B. 80 (2015)
Effectively overturns the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision in Wyeth v.
Effectively overturns the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision in Wyeth v. Weeks and provides that a manufacturer is not liable, under any theory, for damages resulting from a product not designed, manufactured, sold or leased by the manufacturer. It also states that if a manufacturer’s design is copied without express authorization, the manufacturer is not subject to liability for any injury, death or property damage caused by the manufacturer’s product even if the use of the design is foreseeable.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois