This edition of the ILR Research Review contains research examining the myriad liability challenges flowing from COVID-19 and describing potential administrative and legislative solutions, as well as papers dedicated to the ongoing crisis in securities litigation, the growth of and problems with the third party litigation funding industry, and insights into the strategy behind trial lawyer advertising. Read More
The fourth edition of ILR's Briefly series on COVID-19 liability issues details the dangers that a broad application of public nuisance theory poses for the integrity of tort law and focuses on the litigation expected to flow from the COVID-19 pandemic. The paper also establishes that public nuisance is an inappropriate tool for solving public policy problems, including COVID-19, and demonstrates that sufficient remedies exist in traditional applications of tort law for justiciable harms arising from the pandemic.
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The 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform by The Harris Poll to explore how fair and reasonable state liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses.