Trespasser Liability : H.B. 658 (2018)
Provides that a possessor of any interest in real property,
Provides that a possessor of any interest in real property, including an owner, lessee or other lawful occupant, owes no duty of care to a trespasser, except to refrain from intentional or willful and wanton acts that cause injury to the trespasser. Specifies that the legislation shall not affect the common law doctrine of attractive nuisance
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
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.