Punitive Damages Reform: (1990). Minn. Stat. Sec. 549.20.
Requires a plaintiff to show that a defendant acted with
Requires a plaintiff to show that a defendant acted with “deliberate disregard” for the award of punitive damages. (The former standard required only a showing of “willful indifference.”) Requires the determination of awards for punitive damages to be made in a separate proceeding at the request of the defendant. Grants trial and appellate judges the power to review all punitive damages awards.
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame