Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 1282 (2004)
Exempted from civil liability manufacturers, sellers, trade associations, livestock producers, or
Exempted from civil liability manufacturers, sellers, trade associations, livestock producers, or retailers of any food or drink (as defined in Sec. 201(f) of 21 U.S.C. 321 (f)) when the claim is based on the individual’s weight gain, obesity, or a health condition related to weight gain or obesity, and the weight gain, obesity, or health condition results from the individual’s long-term consumption of a food or drink. The provisions also apply to cases that are currently pending.
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