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 files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.