Vicarious Liability: H.B. 775 (1999)
Limits liability of an owner or lessor of an automobile
Limits liability of an owner or lessor of an automobile to $100,000/person or $300,000/incident for bodily injury, and to $50,000 for property damage. Uninsured or under insured are liable up to $500,000 for economic damages only.
Exceptions: commercial vehicles used in ordinary course of business, and for transportation of hazardous materials.
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.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame