Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 2591 (2005)
Exempted from civil liability persons involved in the selling of
Exempted from civil liability persons involved in the selling of food (as described in ORS 616.210) for a claim of injury or death caused by the consumption of food. The liability exemption does not apply if the food-related condition was caused by: adulterated food (as described in ORS 616.235), reliance on information that has been misbranded (as described in ORS 616.250), a violation of 21 U.S.C. 301 prohibiting adulterated or misbranded food, or for any other violation of any other state or federal law related to the manufacturing, marketing, distribution, advertisement, labeling or sale of food and the violation was committed knowingly and willfully.
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Florida Lawmakers Pass Landmark Legal Reform
HB 837 heads to Governor’s desk
Transparency in Tort Reform
This letter-to-the-editor was originally published by the Tampa Bay Times in response to their March 13, 2023 article “Florida lawmakers want to help insurance companies by limiting lawsuits.“ The “tort […]
The 3rd Circuit’s bankruptcy gift to the trial bar
Our civil justice system is intended to resolve issues among parties & provide clarity on the law. But in this situation, the 3rd Circuit failed to do either.
Florida Lawsuit Abuse Reform Prioritized by Governor and Legislative Leaders
American Tort Reform Association leads on advocating for transparency in damages in civil cases
A Time for Choosing at the National Association of Attorneys General
This op-ed was originally published by Real Clear Policy. There’s a growing chorus of criticism against the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) for the organization’s perceived political bias and […]
Lawyers Win Big From J&J Bankruptcy Decision
Over 40,000 claimants have been relegated to an overburdened and inefficient civil justice system.