fbpx
News
June 23, 2015

In The News Today – June 23, 2015

“We commend Governor Ducey for his commitment to improving Arizona’s civil justice system and improving its economy, and are proud to stand with the Arizona Chamber in recognizing his efforts,” said ILR President Lisa A. Rickard about the the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognizing Governor Doug Ducey with a Champion for Legal Reform Award. (ILR Press Release)

The American Law Institute has approved changes to the section of its new Restatement of Torts dealing with assault and battery. The restatement now “defines the tort of battery as any contact with another person that ‘offends a reasonable sense of personal dignity’ or—the new addition—contact that is highly offensive to another person’s ‘unusually sensitive sense of personal dignity, and the actor knows that the contact will be highly offensive to the other.’” (Wall Street Journal)

ILR’s Faces of Lawsuit Abuse campaign has released a new video on the ongoing legal battle over the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill settlement. BP agreed to one of the largest legal settlements in history, but the agreement has opened the door to an alarming number of questionable claims that BP says are based on fraud. (Faces of Lawsuit Abuse)

Cookie Notice

By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.

Cookie Notice

By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Review Settings