Volunteer Liability: SB 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…”
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
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.