Recreational Liability Releases: SB 2440 (2010)
Provided that a business will not be held harmless when there
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 President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
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