Volunteer Liability: S.B. 11 (2013)
Deletes old definition language dealing with the term “volunteer” that
Deletes old definition language dealing with the term “volunteer” that restricted a volunteer and replaces it with new language: “provided, being legally entitled to receive compensation for the service or undertaking performed shall not preclude a person from being considered a volunteer;” and, further grants immunity “… where such actions are agreed upon in advance by al involved persons to be provided on a volunteer basis…”
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.