Recreational Liability Releases: S.B. 2440 (2010)
Provided that a business will not be held harmless when
Provided that a business will not be held harmless when there is gross negligence and required the businesses to show they acted with “due care” to avoid an accident. However, the legislation also took into account the rights of children to have access to these activities and the ability of a parent to make decisions in the best interest of their child and understood that there is some inherent risk when children participate in activities like riding ATVs, scuba diving and even playing sports. Provided that should a lawsuit be filed against an activity provider, the plaintiff will have a higher burden of proof and they will be prohibited from bringing a failure to warn claim.
ATRA praises the passage of HB 6030 in Michigan, enacting COVID-19 liability protections.
ATRA’s statement on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s ruling in Hammons v. Ethicon to allow an out-of-state lawsuit to continue, openly defying SCOTUS precedent.
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.