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.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois