AAJ News

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives moving to repeal the celebrated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule to curb the use of forced arbitration clauses in...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Julie Braman Kane in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announcing the finalization of its rule on the use of forced arbitration clauses in financial contracts. “When Americans...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Julie Braman Kane in response to today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the “Protecting Access to Care Act” (H.R. 1215), a bill that strips patients and nursing home residents of...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane in response to today’s hearing in the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice to review the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a widely-supported consumer...
Thursday, June 8, 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 today passing “The Financial CHOICE Act” (H.R. 10), which would gut consumer protections enacted in response to the 2008 financial crisis:   “...
Monday, June 5, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today releasing a proposed rule to repeal its celebrated regulatory prohibition on the use of forced arbitration clauses in...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to President Donald J. Trump’s proposal to include medical malpractice liability reform in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget to reduce costs of health insurance and drug prices...
Monday, May 22, 2017
Washington, DC—Women are disproportionately exposed to dangerous drugs and medical devices that tear them apart from the inside out, according to a report released today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ).  From Accutane to Zonite: A History of Dangerous Drugs & Devices Marketed to...
Thursday, May 4, 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 Financial Services Committee today approving “The Financial CHOICE Act” (H.R. 10), which would gut consumer protections enacted in response to...
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...

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