Noneconomic Damages Reform: SB 1223 (1987): Idaho Code Ann. § 6-1603.
Limits the award of noneconomic damages to $400,000. Provides a
Limits the award of noneconomic damages to $400,000. Provides a sunset in June 1992. The $400,000 cap on noneconomic damages in personal injury and wrongful death actions did not violate the right to jury trial, constitute special legislation, or violate the separation of powers doctrine under the State Constitution. Kirkland v. Blaine County Medical Center, 4 P.3d 1115 (Idaho 2000).
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.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame