AAJ News

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...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
For the 15th anniversary of 9/11 the American Association for Justice (AAJ) is partnering with End Distracted Driving to inspire trial lawyers to give free presentations in schools to encourage students to make safe choices while driving and to be empowered, educated passengers. Hundreds of trial...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s passage of the so-called “Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016” [H.R. 5063] in the United States House of Representatives, which will strip the federal government of its authority to...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Washington, DC —  The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on today’s announcement of the final regulations and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order, which will restore access to justice for millions of...
Monday, August 1, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The American Association for Justice is pleased to announce that Julie Braman Kane has been sworn in as its new President during a ceremony at the organization’s Annual Convention here in Los Angeles.  Kane is a partner at the law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, where she has spent her...
Friday, July 29, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issuing a “railroad system safety program” final rule: “When a train strikes a vehicle at a crossing or a railroad worker is injured on...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Washington, D.C. – Trial magazine—the flagship publication of the American Association for Justice—continues to be recognized for its excellence in writing and design, recently winning an unprecedented three Apex Awards of Excellence from Communications Concepts, Inc., which provides consulting...

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