AAJ News | Page 2 | The American Association For Justice

AAJ News

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Washington, DC — During the 2019 Annual Convention in San Diego, American Association for Justice (AAJ®) President Elise Sanguinetti presented the Googlers for Ending Forced Arbitration with the Steven J. Sharp Public Service Award.  Representatives of the group accepting the award were Tanuja...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Elise Sanguinetti acknowledging the dedicated AAJ members who were recognized during the 2019 Annual Convention in San Diego: “This year’s award recipients have gone above and beyond their day-to-day...
Friday, July 26, 2019
Washington, DC — Advanced Case Framing by past AAJ President Mark Mandell is a new book from AAJ Press released today that provides trial attorneys refined principles and updated examples from Mandell’s 2015 critically acclaimed book Case Framing. The book takes a new look and delves deeper into...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice (AAJ) President Elise Sanguinetti regarding the passing of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. “Today we reflect on the distinguished legal career of Justice John Paul Stevens, a champion for...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Washington, DC – Today Representatives Jesús G. “Chuy” García (D-Ill.) and Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) introduced the INSURANCE Act, a bill that ensures greater accountability to families injured or killed in truck crashes. AAJ applauds this long overdue legislation that seeks to amend the shortcomings...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the final rule released from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services greenlighting forced arbitration agreements in long-term care facility admission forms: “When a family makes the...
Friday, July 12, 2019
Washington, DC — The American Association for Justice (AAJ) applauds the inclusion of key civil justice provisions in the House-passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill repeals the “Feres Doctrine” for medical malpractice for active-duty military, and prohibits enforcement of...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Elise Sanguinetti on the 6-3 decision issued today by the U.S. Supreme Court in The Dutra Group v. Batterton: “Today the Supreme Court denied judicial remedies that have been historically available to...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the House of Representatives passing Representative Al Green's amendment to revive the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule on forced arbitration from 2016: “Today the House of...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Washington, DC — The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen following today’s Supreme Court decision to deny a petition for certiorari involving the wrongful death of Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel. Lt. Daniel’s widower has been unable to seek justice for his loss...

Pages