Prejudgment Interest Rate Reform: H.B. 223 (2017)
Lowers the prejudgment interest rate from 12% to 6%. A
Lowers the prejudgment interest rate from 12% to 6%. A judgment for unpaid child support will remain at the 12% rate. A judgment on a contract, note, or other written obligation will follow the interest rate specified in the contract. If an administrative law judge determines that a denial, delay, or termination in the payment of income benefits was without reasonable foundation, the interest rate will be 12%.
2019 Opioid Ruling Overturned
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