Punitive Damages Reform: HB 2210 (1996).
Limits punitive damages to 200% of compensatory awards. Raises the
Limits punitive damages to 200% of compensatory awards. Raises the standard of defense in punitive damage cases to “willful or wanton misconduct or reckless indifference to the rights or others.” Provides for bifurcated trials.
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