AAJ News

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Bush that the nomination of Michael Baroody to serve as chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission has been withdrawn.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...
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice today announced the appointment of William Schulz as Vice President, Communications. With more than two decades of experience in communications, public policy, government and political campaigns, Schulz replaces Chris Mather, recently named as...
Thursday, April 19, 2007
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice (AAJ) today urged the U.S. Senate to stop President Bush’s nomination of long-time anti-consumer shill Michael Baroody to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the federal government’s chief consumer protection agency. The U.S....
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Washington, DC—A group of pro-consumer organizations (consisting of Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Action, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Consumers Union and the American Association for Justice) will tomorrow issue a joint letter to the Senate Committee on Small Business and...

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