Jury Service Reform: S.B. 1248 (2014)
Extends the Lengthy Jury Trial Fund for another ten years
Extends the Lengthy Jury Trial Fund for another ten years to June 30, 2024. Arizona’s Lengthy Jury Trial Fund was established in 2003 as a part of a comprehensive jury service reform package to attract better jurors. The fund was scheduled to sunset on July 1, 2014.
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
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.