Punitive Damages Reform: HB 1270 (1993): Miss. Code Ann. § 11-1-65(1)(a).
Requires a plaintiff to prove punitive damages by “clear and
Requires a plaintiff to prove punitive damages by “clear and convincing” evidence. Requires the determination of awards for punitive damages to be made in a separate proceeding. Prohibits the award of punitive damages in the absence of compensatory awards. Prohibits the award of punitive damages against an innocent seller. Establishes factors for the jury to consider when determining the amount of a punitive damages award.
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
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.