Medical Liability Reform- Frivolous Lawsuits: H.B. 2292 (2006).
Provided that an attorney filing a claim must certify that
Provided that an attorney filing a claim must certify that to the best of the party’s or attorney’s knowledge, the claim is well grounded in fact and is warranted by existing law or good faith arguments. If an attorney is found in violation of this rule, the court may impose an appropriate sanction to include an order to pay defendant costs, including a reasonable attorney fee.
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.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.