Nursing Home Liability: S.B. 670 (2014)
Specifies that a cause of action for negligence or violation
Specifies that a cause of action for negligence or violation of residents’ rights alleging direct or vicarious liability for the injury or death of nursing home resident may be brought against a licensee, its management or consulting company, its managing employees, and any direct caregiver employees, but limits the liability of “passive investors.” The bill authorizes the Agency for Health Care Administration to suspend the license of a nursing home facility that fails to pay a judgment or settlement agreement.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois