Punitive Damages Reform: S.B. 0296 (2006)
Permitted the Attorney General’s office to negotiate and compromise the
Permitted the Attorney General’s office to negotiate and compromise the portion of a punitive damages award that is to be paid to the state. Provided that the state’s interest in a punitive damages award is effective when a finder of fact announces a verdict that includes punitive damages.
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