Trespasser Liability: H.B. 767 (2016)
Provides that a possessor of land owes no duty of
Provides that a possessor of land owes no duty of care to a trespasser, except to refrain from willfully or wantonly injuring such a person. The land possessor may be subject to liability for injury to a trespasser if the land possessor discovers the trespasser in a position of peril and fails to exercise reasonable care, or the trespasser is a child injured by an artificial condition if specific criteria are met.
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.