Punitive Damages Reform: SB 2078 (1986).
Prohibits plaintiffs from pleading punitive damages in an original complaint.
Prohibits plaintiffs from pleading punitive damages in an original complaint. Requires a plaintiff to make a prima facie showing of liability before an amendment of pleadings is permitted by the court.
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