AAJ News

Thursday, June 21, 2007
Washington, DC—American Association for Justice (AAJ) Chief Executive Officer Jon Haber today issued a statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in Tellabs Inc. v. Makor Issues and Rights Ltd.  “At a time when many Americans depend upon investments for their savings and retirement, the...
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Washington, DC— President Bush betrayed investors and damaged American markets by pressuring Solicitor General Paul Clement to steer clear of a pending U.S. Supreme Court case that may still provide shareholders with enhanced tools to hold negligent CEOs accountable for misconduct. “This outrage is...
Thursday, May 24, 2007
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice (AAJ) today released a report revealing the medical malpractice insurance industry has been price-gouging doctors through excessive premiums and needlessly contributing to the growing cost of healthcare. Written by former Missouri Insurance...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has called on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to reconsider its decision not to require automobile manufacturers to install roll stability control in motor vehicles in light of the device’s potential to reduce...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Washington, DC—Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, President of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), issued this statement upon the announcement by President Bush that the nomination of Michael Baroody to serve as chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission has been withdrawn. “As a top lobbyist...
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice (AAJ) today called for a disciplinary investigation of District of Columbia Administrative Law Judge Roy Pearson Jr., who brought a $65 million lawsuit against a family-owned dry cleaning business for losing his pants. (A copy of AAJ CEO Jon Haber...
Monday, May 7, 2007
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice today demanded that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce immediately halt a series of false, unfair and deceptive print and broadcast advertisements promoting its ongoing campaign to weaken the nation’s civil justice system. “By airing and publishing...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Washington, DC—A bogus study released today by the national Chamber of Commerce claiming to rank so-called “anti-business” state legal systems is yet another baseless attack on the nation’s civil justice system in its campaign to eliminate corporate accountability for wrongdoing and negligence. “...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Washington, DC—American Association of Justice Chief Executive Officer John Haber issued the following statement today: “We applaud Senators Chris Dodd, Richard Shelby and other members of the Senate who rejected the DeMint amendment to S. 761 (the America Competes Act) by a 62-35 margin yesterday...
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice (AAJ) today called on insurance industry CEOs to defend how they continue to abandon Gulf Coast policyholders after reporting last week the largest profits ever—$63.7 billion. This follows the Insurance Information Institute (III) release...

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