Curtailing Abusive Litigation: Congress to Consider Important Legal Reform Legislation This Week

Curtailing Abusive Litigation: Congress to Consider Important Legal Reform Legislation This Week

Mar 07, 2017

Client Alert

Author, Brownstein Client Alert, March 7, 2017

If your organization is facing abusive litigation—or is concerned about that possibility—you may be pleased to know that, this week, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider and pass four bills aimed at reducing some of the most common abuses in class action cases and other lawsuits.

According to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, these four bills are part of a larger effort to “to reform the litigation system by seeking to reduce frivolous lawsuits, making it harder for trial lawyers to game the system, and improving protections for consumers and small businesses.”

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