Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 1150 (2004)
Exempted from civil liability, manufacturers, packers, distributors, carriers, holders, or
Exempted from civil liability, manufacturers, packers, distributors, carriers, holders, or sellers of food or an association of one or more such entities when the claim is for weight gain, obesity, a health condition related to obesity or weight gain, or any other injury caused by the long-term consumption of food. The exemption does not apply when the claim is for a material violation of federal or state composition, branding, or labeling standards and the injury was caused by the violation. Finally, H.B. 1150 provided that all proceedings, including discovery, shall be stayed during a motion to dismiss
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