Trespasser Liability Reform: SB 628 (2012)
Codifies existing law by providing that a real property occupant
Codifies existing law by providing that a real property occupant owes no duty of care to a trespasser except to refrain from harming the trespasser by an intentional, willful, or wanton act. Establishes that a possessor of land does not owe a duty of care to a trespasser, except for cases when the land possessor knows of the trespasser’s presence, maintains certain types of artificial conditions on the premise, or in certain instances involving child trespassers.
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.
Amanda Bronstad with Law.com writes about the potential repercussions if the 2019 $465 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson stands.
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.