AAJ News

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, which held that defendants cannot eliminate lawsuits by merely offering settlements to individual...
Friday, January 8, 2016
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing H.R. 1927, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act: “If I said Congress was considering...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Washington, DC—Professional and amateur sports leagues have finally begun to make key changes to protect players against traumatic brain injuries, largely as a result of major litigation against the National Football League (NFL) and other organizations, according to a new report by the American...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Washington, DC— Linda Lipsen, CEO of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) issued the following statement on Congress’s development of the annual federal budget: “Big corporations are pushing Congress to use the federal budget to undo laws that protect our safety and ensure accountability....
Saturday, October 31, 2015
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to a New York Times investigation of forced arbitration: Forced arbitration is a corporate bullying tactic designed to kick people out of court and eliminate their right to seek justice. It’s a rigged...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen welcoming Public Citizen’s publication today of a report, The Fiction of the “No-Injury” Class Action: “When corporations sell consumers defective products, we need to be able to hold them...
Friday, October 16, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association  for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen in response to the introduction today of the “Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015” by Representative Bill Shuster, Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) should prevent nursing homes from taking away the legal rights of their residents through the use of forced binding arbitration, said consumer and public interest organizations including AARP, members in the Fair Arbitration...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association  for Justice President Larry A. Tawwater in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announcing today the outlines of a rule to restore accountability for financial institutions that cheat customers: “Today...
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...

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