Product Liability Reform: S.B. 13 (2013)
States that in a product liability action, a manufacturer or
States that in a product liability action, a manufacturer or seller shall not be liable if the product is inherently unsafe and known to be unsafe by the ordinary consumer. Sets out the defenses to be used in such cases. For purposes of this section, the term “product liability action” does not include an action based on manufacturing defect or breach of the warranty. States tat in a product liability action, “if measures are taken which, if taken previously, would have made an event less likely to occur, evidence of the subsequent measures in not admissible to prove a defect in a product, negligence, or culpable conduct in connections with the event.
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