Noneconomic Damages Reform: Wrongful Death: SB 283 (1994): Md. Cts. & Jud. Pro. §11-108.
Limits noneconomic damages in wrongful death actions to $500,000. In
Limits noneconomic damages in wrongful death actions to $500,000. In cases where there are two or more beneficiaries, the limit is $700,000. The reform somewhat counters the effect of the Streidel decision, which held that Maryland’s $350,000 limit on noneconomic damages did not apply in wrongful death actions.
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