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’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