Noneconomic Damages Reform: HB 58 (1997)
Limits noneconomic damages awarded for most single injuries or deaths
Limits noneconomic damages awarded for most single injuries or deaths to the greater of $400,000 or the injured person’s life expectancy in years multiplied by $8,000. Limits noneconomic damages for personal injuries involving permanent physical impairment or severe disfigurement to the greater of $1,000,000 or the person’s life expectancy in years multiplied by $25,000.
New Poll Finds Strong Bipartisan Support for Government Action vs. Litigation When it Comes to Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic
While COVID-19 relief efforts stall in Congress, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. According to a new survey released today by […]
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.