AAJ News

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s markup of the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017” [H.R. 985] in the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. The bill would eviscerate nearly every type of class...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to today's markup of the “Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017” [H.R. 906] in the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee: “With nearly 15,000 Americans...
Friday, February 10, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s introduction of the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017” [H.R. 985] in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would eviscerate nearly every type of class action brought in...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC—The American Association for Justice is teaming up with SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), End Distracted Driving (EndDD.org) and the Anapol Weiss law firm to sponsor a national “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Distracted” video and meme contest for teens. The deadline...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Washington, DC— Driverless vehicles, or robot cars, are already on the roads, but many proposals to ensure safety and accountability would in fact give robot car manufacturers legal immunity for injuries caused by their products, a new report from the American Association for Justice warns.  Driven...
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Washington, DC - The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane:   "The United States Constitution guarantees that Americans can turn to the civil justice system to ensure their rights under the law are protected and enforced, and the American...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on today’s markup of the “Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017” [H.R. 720] and the “Innocent Party Protection Act” [H.R. 725] in the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee: “It’s...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Washington, DC —  The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s vote to repeal the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Fair Pay executive order, signed by former President Barack Obama in July 2014...
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice applauds today’s introduction of the “Justice for Victims of Fraud Act,” which will prohibit financial corporations from covering up certain illegal fraud schemes through the use of forced arbitration.  The bills, introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that asbestos would be among the 10 high-risk chemicals to undergo an expedited risk evaluation as required by this year’s...

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