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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Washington, DC—Today, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held a hearing on Capitol Hill to hear from a medical doctor, an asbestos expert, and the son of a woman who died of ovarian cancer, about the prevalence of talc within everyday consumer products such as baby powder....
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Washington, DC – Today victim advocates from around the country joined Congressional leaders at a press conference to bring attention to the secretive, rigged system of forced arbitration that is hidden in the fine print of many everyday consumer contracts, employee handbooks, and even “click-...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the announcement from Google promising to end mandatory forced arbitration for all full-time employees: “AAJ applauds the courageous group of women from Google who organized the walkout to call...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granting “no action” relief to Johnson and Johnson: “Today’s decision from the SEC is a huge victory for investors. As New Jersey’s...
Monday, February 11, 2019
Washington, D.C. – During the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Winter Convention, held this year in Miami, AAJ members lent a helping hand to the city by volunteering at His House Children’s Home and giving presentations on the dangers of distracted driving. “His House Children’s Home has...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) submitted comments today on the Department of Education’s (ED) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to redefine the standards for bringing sexual harassment claims under Title IX. Proposed changes to the standards will weaken...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the announcement from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granting petitions to preempt the state of California’s meal and rest break rules: “...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Washington, DC — A new report, Worst Corporate Conduct of 2018, released today by the American Association for Justice details this year’s worst corporate offenders and their pervasive strategy of hollow apologies instead taking responsibility when their conduct harms Americans. The report...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) submitted comments today on the Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) for hours-of-service (HOS) for drivers of property-carrying commercial motor...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on H.R. 6730, the “Injunctive Authority Clarification Act of 2018.” This bill, voted out of the House Judiciary Committee, calls for a ban on national injunctions. National injunctions, when granted...

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