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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...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Washington – Fair Arbitration Now (FAN) applauds the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, chaired by U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), for holding a hearing today on the increasingly urgent topic of forced arbitration. Subcommittee members heard from a Navy...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Washington, DC—The American Association for Justice proudly supports bipartisan legislation introduced today that allows servicemembers to seek justice when they are physically harmed by medical malpractice. “The Sfc. Richard Stayskal Military Medical Accountability Act of 2019” was introduced...
Monday, March 25, 2019
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on the lawsuit demanding that Johnson & Johnson allow shareholders to vote on a forced arbitration proposal:  “It’s sad but not surprising that Hal Scott has chosen to continue his crusade to strip investors...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Washington, DC—Today, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held a hearing on Capitol Hill to hear from a medical doctor, an asbestos expert, and the son of a woman who died of ovarian cancer, about the prevalence of talc within everyday consumer products such as baby powder....

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