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.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.