1. Missouri Legislature Sends Important, Commonsense Bill To Governor's Desk

    May 12, 2020 | Blogs

    Litigation will undoubtedly play a major role in the uncertain economic times ahead. Thankfully, the Missouri legislature just passed a bill that will put the focus back on consumers by keeping unwarranted litigation out of their courtrooms.... Read More

  2. From the President's Desk: Americans Agree: Congress Should Protect Employers from COVID-19 Lawsuits

    May 08, 2020 | Blogs

    Business owners have taken the biggest economic punch of their lives these last few weeks. Now, as they are thinking about how to reopen, a major concern is lawsuits.... Read More

  3. From the President's Desk: Timely, Targeted, Temporary Liability Protections Are A Must

    May 01, 2020 | Blogs

    Just a few weeks ago, one of the biggest issues businesses across the country grappled with was a shortage of workers in the strongest employment market in history. Today, those concerns seem like a lifetime ago. Now businesses---from family farms and corner coffee shops to big box stores---grapple with a new reality: protecting their workers and customers amidst a global pandemic. ... Read More

  4. From the President's Desk: MDLs Are Not "Judicial Border" Countries

    April 17, 2020 | Blogs

    On Wednesday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a milestone opinion enforcing the rule of law in an area where it's been sorely lacking: multidistrict litigation (MDL). In a sharp rebuke to a federal U.S. district court in Cleveland, which is overseeing the federal opioid MDL, the influential appellate court said the rule of law and the rights of individual defendants can't take a back seat to judicial efficiency.... Read More

  5. New Report Shows Trial Lawyers Bought $400 Million in Ads for Five Mass Torts

    April 15, 2020 | Blogs

    New Report Shows Trial Lawyers Bought $400 Million in Ads for Five Mass Torts... Read More

  6. Chamber Highlights Liability Issues In "Return to Work" Preparedness Letter

    April 14, 2020 | Blogs

    As we move through these uncertain times, policymakers must find a way to prepare for Americans to return to work. As a new letter from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says, those preparations must include a resolution of the significant liability issues and challenges facing our economy today.... Read More