Punitive Damages Reform: S.B. 2351 (1993)
Limits punitive damages to the greater of $250,000 or two
Limits punitive damages to the greater of $250,000 or two times compensatory damages; allows for a bifurcated trial on the issue of punitive damages; and prohibits a defendant’s financial worth from being admitted in the punitive damages portion of a trial.
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