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January 19th, 2018

Garden State’s New Governor Faces Bellwether Choice on ‘Pay Equity’ Legislation

New Jersey, already ranked 6th among the nation’s worst Judicial Hellholes, has a newly inaugurated governor who’s wasted no time signaling his intention to expand growth-stifling civil liability still further . . . → Read More: Garden State’s New Governor Faces Bellwether Choice on ‘Pay Equity’ Legislation

May 11th, 2016

California Enacts Law to Protect Small Businesses from Predatory ADA Lawsuits

California, the nation’s #1 Judicial Hellhole, has taken a dutiful step forward to remedy the ADA lawsuit epidemic in the state. Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation which will curb the predatory filing of ADA lawsuits by serial plaintiffs, and reduce the burden on small businesses in the state. . . . → Read More: California Enacts Law to Protect Small Businesses from Predatory ADA Lawsuits

September 13th, 2012

California Wheelchair Hustler Disbarred

One of California’s most notorious “frequent filers” of ginned up disability-access lawsuits has finally been disbarred . . . → Read More: California Wheelchair Hustler Disbarred

February 29th, 2012

Doing Trial Lawyers’ Bidding, California Lawmaker Tries to Undo High Court Ruling against ‘Phantom Damages’

ATRA’s Golden State ally, the Civil Justice Association of California, alerts us to the latest legislative skullduggery in Sacramento, where a lawmaker loyal to the state’s politically powerful personal injury bar has introduced a bill that will undo a sound state supreme court ruling last year that eliminated so-called “phantom damages” . . . → Read More: Doing Trial Lawyers’ Bidding, California Lawmaker Tries to Undo High Court Ruling against ‘Phantom Damages’