The National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) announced that they named Jim Early of Ringler as the NSSTA President for the 2017-2018 term. Structured settlements are thought of by some as competition for litigation finance, especially for funds specializing in mass tort cases that are largely settled law….
The New York Court of Appeals has breathed new life into Champerty, after expressly stating that the once-dormant doctrine retains vitality in New York….
The Iowa Senate granted final approval to a tort reform bill designed to discourage medical malpractice suits only one week after House lawmakers agreed to remove the $250,000 “hard cap” on noneconomic damages….
British Middle market claims funder Augusta is seeking to back claims against Visa and Mastercard. Augusta is supported by a private wealth management company in Canada….
The Congressional Budget Office has announced that a federal Tort Reform Bill currently being weighed in the House of Representatives could save the U.S. economy an estimated $50B over the next 10 years….
Missouri is poised to become the latest state with a law requiring plaintiffs in asbestos lawsuits to fully disclose claims they may have filed with asbestos trusts….