AAJ News

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Washington, DC — During the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Winter Convention, held this year in New Orleans, AAJ members gave back to the city by participating in a Habitat for Humanity build, donating school supplies and giving presentations on the importance of ending distracted...
Friday, December 20, 2013
Washington, DC— The Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Courts is considering major changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which would dramatically alter our legal system, making it much more difficult to hold corporations that injure and kill Americans...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing addressing forced arbitration: “Buried in the fine print of many contracts – from credit card and nursing home contracts to employee handbooks and...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Over 18,000 Consumers Support Stopping Forced Arbitration Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s field hearing and study addressing forced arbitration: “Forced arbitration puts...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Bill Returns the Courts to Failed Rules That Judges Do Not Want Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc in response to the passage of H.R. 2655 by the U.S. House of Representatives: “At a time when our courts are already suffering...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Bill Delays and Denys Justice for Asbestos Victims Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc in response to the passage of H.R. 982 by the U.S. House of Representatives: “Asbestos continues to kill 10,000 Americans every year. ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
 House Considers Bills to Limit Americans’ Rights Washington, DC—The following is a statement from America Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc in response to the passage of H.R. 982 and H.R. 2655 out of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules. “Corporations should not...
Friday, November 8, 2013
FDA to Fix Accountability Imbalance for Generic Drug Manufacturers Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new proposed rules on generic drug labeling: “All Americans deserve access...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Judicial Conference to Hold Hearing on Proposed Changes to Courts  Washington, DC— The rights of all Americans to access justice and accountability are at risk.  American Association for Justice President Burton LeBlanc and other top civil justice advocates will testify today before the Judicial...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing entitled: “Changing the Rules: Will limiting the scope of civil discovery diminish accountability and leave Americans without access to...

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