Offers of Settlement: H.B. 1741 (1995)
Establishes incentives for early settlement of claims by “qualified settlement
Establishes incentives for early settlement of claims by “qualified settlement offers.” The court will award attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses when a party refuses a reasonable offer as determined by the final judgment. Attorneys’ fees will be awarded at a rate of $100 per hour for expenses incurred after the date of the qualified offer, and may not total more than $1,000.
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