Y2K Liability: S.B. 80 (1999)
Provides immunity for businesses and government agencies who follow specified
Provides immunity for businesses and government agencies who follow specified procedures; provides exclusive remedy in contract, if no written contract: limits recovery to direct economic damages; bars recovery for damages which plaintiff could have avoided or mitigated; requires mediation; prohibits class actions against government agencies; requires each class member has a loss of $50,000 to bring a class action; provides liability protection for directors and officers; and requires filing of suit by March 1, 2002.
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
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois