AAJ News

Friday, March 10, 2017
Washington, DC - The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on the U.S. House of Representatives recent anti-civil justice voting spree to pass bills that would keep Americans out of court if they are harmed by corporate misconduct: "It's National...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act” (H.R. 985):   “Today, the House of...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on today’s vote to pass the so-called “Innocent Party Protection Act” (H.R. 725) in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 725 would overturn 100 years of legal precedent and give...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to President Donald Trump's false assertion that medical malpractice liability reform would impact the costs of health insurance and drug prices: "There is no evidence that rigging the...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Washington, DC - The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on today’s markup of the “Protecting Access to Care Act” [H.R. 1215], which would severely limit the ability of Americans and their families to hold health care and medical providers...
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...

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