Jury Service Reform: S.B. 232 (2006).
Provides a one-time postponement to another date within one year
Provides a one-time postponement to another date within one year upon a showing of hardship, extreme inconvenience, or necessity. Protects an individual called for jury service who provides reasonable notice to his or her employer from being subjected to adverse employment action. Prohibits employers from requiring or requesting employees to use annual leave for jury service. In addition, the legislation eliminates automatic postponement from jury service including those for ferry-keepers and persons employed in attendance at such ferry, people age 65 and older, government officials, legislators, armed services, veterinarians, dentists, Indianapolis School Board members, and police and fire department members.
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Missouri Supreme Court declines to review billion-dollar award against Johnson & Johnson baby powder
Juliette Fairley of the St. Louis Record reports on the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision not to review a $2 billion verdict.
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.