AAJ News

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...
Monday, November 7, 2016
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane regarding a decision from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi to grant a preliminary injunction of a new regulation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Monday, October 31, 2016
Washington, DC—A new federal rule protecting nursing home residents should not be delayed at the behest of the nursing home industry, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) said in an amicus brief filed today with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. The court is...
Friday, October 28, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on a final rule released today by the U.S. Department of Education that prohibits the use of forced arbitration and class action waivers by schools receiving federal funds under Title IV...
Monday, October 17, 2016
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane in response to the American Health Care Association filing a lawsuit today challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s new regulation prohibiting nursing homes’ use of pre-dispute...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s announcement today of a final rule regulating nursing homes: “The days of nursing homes using forced arbitration agreements to evade accountability...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice applauds members of the United States Senate for questioning Wells Fargo’s CEO on his bank’s massive scheme of fraudulently opening accounts in its customers’ names. The inquiry was part of a hearing held today in the U.S. Senate Committee on...

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