Y2K Liability: HB 1325 (1999)
For businesses that have met specified criteria: prohibits punitive damages;
For businesses that have met specified criteria: prohibits punitive damages; provides immunity for officers and directors; provides protection from third party liability; deems action to be based solely and exclusively in contract; and prohibits class actions suits. Provides qualified immunity to governmental entities.
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.