Reforming the Doctrine of “Dangerous Instrumentalities”: SB 1832 (2002)
Provided that a “powered shopping cart” of the type generally
Provided that a “powered shopping cart” of the type generally used in retail establishmehnts by elderly or handicapped customers is not covered by the common law doctrine of “dangerous instrumentalities.” The law allowed powered shopping cart owners to remain liable for damages caused by their own negligence.
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