AAJ News

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...
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...

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