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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the House of Representatives passing Representative Al Green's amendment to revive the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule on forced arbitration from 2016: “Today the House of...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen following today’s Supreme Court decision to deny a petition for certiorari involving the wrongful death of Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel. Lt. Daniel’s widower has been unable to seek justice for his loss...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Washington – Fair Arbitration Now (FAN) applauds the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, chaired by U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), for holding a hearing today on the increasingly urgent topic of forced arbitration. Subcommittee members heard from a Navy...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice proudly supports bipartisan legislation introduced today that allows servicemembers to seek justice when they are physically harmed by medical malpractice. “The Sfc. Richard Stayskal Military Medical Accountability Act of 2019” was introduced...
Monday, March 25, 2019
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the lawsuit demanding that Johnson & Johnson allow shareholders to vote on a forced arbitration proposal:  “It’s sad but not surprising that Hal Scott has chosen to continue his crusade to strip investors...
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...

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