Judgment Interest: S.B. 69 (2014)
Requires that in order for a plaintiff to receive prejudgment
Requires that in order for a plaintiff to receive prejudgment interest, the plaintiff shall have tendered an offer of settlement. S.B. 69 provides that prejudgment interest is only calculated from the date of a qualifying offer. Under this legislation, the prejudgment interest rate is limited to two percentage points above the prime rate, as published by the Federal Reserve, but it may not be lower than 5% or higher than 10%.
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
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.