Vexatious Litigants: SB 96 (2013)
Allows a judge to order a vexatious litigant to retain
Allows a judge to order a vexatious litigant to retain an attorney of good character to represent him in all actions or to post a cash or surety bond sufficient to cover all attorney fees and anticipated damages. Defines a vexatious litigant as an individual who has been found to have filed three or more frivolous lawsuits which have had a final disposition and which the judge finds, by clear and convincing evidence, were initiated for the primary purpose of harassment.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
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