Y2K Liability: HB 82 (1999)
In contract actions, provides immunity for businesses including members of
In contract actions, provides immunity for businesses including members of boards of directors who made substantial efforts and have used reasonable care to prevent or remedy damages associated with year 2000 date changes excluding computer developers or manufacturers; provides that noneconomic damages may not be awarded unless plaintiff is able to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant knew or should have known of the date-related failures; requires written notice to bring suit and allows the opportunity to fix related failures; provides that class action suits may only be brought if the aggregate claim for economic loss exceeds $150,000; and provides that all claims accrue from the effective date until January 1, 2006.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
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