SB 5023 (1991)
allows courts to impose sanctions, including the awarding of attorney
allows courts to impose sanctions, including the awarding of attorney fees and costs, against a party to a lawsuit that advances the lawsuit frivolously, even if the case is settled by the parties and does not proceed to trial. The trial court may enter an order requiring the non-prevailing party to pay attorney fees and costs whether a case is ended through a voluntary or involuntary order of dismissal.
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.