Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 333 (2004)
Exempted from civil liability manufacturers, distributors, or sellers of food
Exempted from civil liability manufacturers, distributors, or sellers of food or nonalcoholic beverages when the claim is based upon a person’s weight gain or obesity, or a health condition related to weight gain or obesity, related to the long- term consumption of such food or nonalcoholic beverages. The liability exemption does not a apply if defendant failed to provide nutritional content information as required by any applicable state or federal statute or regulation, or provided materially false or misleading information to the public.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system