Tiger Joyce


  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Last November's elections produced sweeping political changes in many state legislatures and governors' mansions. Designed in most cases with an eye on improving states' economic prospects, resulting legislation this year included more positive civil justice reforms - at least 40 new laws - than in any other year in recent memory. In...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In January the New York Times scrutinized the increasingly influential lawsuit loan industry with a story entitled "Lawsuit Loans Add New Risk for the Injured." It brought significant if unwelcomed new attention to a growing group of litigation financing companies that had largely succeeded in avoiding the media's spotlight up until now.
  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    Despite the shellacking its candidates took in last November's elections, the nation's always-formidable lawsuit industry remains optimistic about advancing its liability-expanding agenda here in Washington. What the new House majority may prevent plaintiffs bar lobbyists from achieving legislatively, they expect to achieve administratively through the...
  • Monday, December 6, 2010
    The American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly known more accurately as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, continues to evolve as a proactive organization, no longer content to defend against tort reform initiatives at state and federal levels. Though congressional majorities supported by the plaintiffs' bar were eliminated or weakened by...