Y2K Liability: SB 1005 (1999)
Requires privity of contract to bring a suit; eliminates punitive
Requires privity of contract to bring a suit; eliminates punitive damages; provides that total damages shall not exceed actual damages, provides that no employee, officer or director shall be held liable for Y2K related failures and requires mediation procedures before filing a suit.
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.