Wrongful Conduct: S.B. 7 (2016)
Provides that in any civil action, a defendant is not
Provides that in any civil action, a defendant is not liable for damages suffered by the plaintiff as a result of the negligence of the defendant if such damages arise out of the plaintiff’s commission or attempted commission of a felony, and the plaintiff’s injuries were suffered as a proximate result of the commission or attempted commission of the felony. It further provides that an action against a health care provider cannot be maintained by a plaintiff whose damages arise as a proximate result of the commission or attempted commission of a felony.
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.