AAJ News

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to a report issued today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform: "We want to thank the Chamber for highlighting the hard work the American Association for Justice...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Larry A. Tawwater on Constitution Day, September 17, 2015: “People don’t think a lot about their constitutional rights, until they think they’re being violated. Most of us know about the First...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry A. Tawwater about an Institute for Legal Reform poll of 1,203 in-house general counsel, senior litigators or attorneys, and other senior executives at companies with at least $100 million in annual...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on Tom Brady’s ability to appeal a questionable forced arbitration decision: “Whether you are a Patriots fan, a Jets fan or could care less about football, we can all agree that everyone deserves...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Washington, DC— Food manufacturers have created dangerous production systems that are sending Americans to the hospital all too often, a new report today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) says. Because regulators have been unable to keep up with an ever-changing industry, the civil...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Washington, DC—The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) should drop a proposal to give railroads legal cover to hide evidence of safety lapses in court, according to testimony presented at an agency hearing today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ). "The government wouldn't allow an...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Larry Tawwater in response to the introduction of the Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act (FMLAA) of 2015 in the U.S. House of Representatives. The FMLAA (H.R. 3304) was introduced today by...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association  for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to today’s passage of the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2015” [H.R. 427] in the U.S. House of Representatives. “Congress should focus on legislation...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Washington, DC— Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015” (H.R. 1599), which would give food manufacturers free reign to defraud consumers and make falsified claims about what’s truly contained in the products they sell. While...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Washington, DC—Oklahoma City, Okla., attorney Larry Tawwater has been sworn in as the president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the organization’s annual convention in Montreal. AAJ is the world’s largest trial bar and is a powerful voice in protecting consumer rights and...

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