Venue Reform: H.B. 1618 (2013)
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum where the defendant regularly conducts substantial business activity or where such activity was conducted before the defendant’s withdrawal from the Commonwealth. Category B venue exists where a defendant corporation, partnership, or limited liability company has its principal office or place of business.
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.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.