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American Tort Reform Association         
The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to reforming the civil justice system and advocating for tort reform. It is a nationwide network of state-based liability reform coalitions with 142,000 grassroots supporters.
Tort reform         
  • A [[trial by jury]] is unusual in almost all countries for non-criminal cases
TYPE OF JUDICIAL REFORM
Tort reform in the United States; US tort reform; Tort Reform; Lawsuit reform; Jackpot justice
Tort reform refers to changes in the civil justice system in common law countries that aim to reduce the ability of plaintiffs to bring tort litigation (particularly actions for negligence) or to reduce damages they can receive. Such changes are generally justified under the grounds that litigation is an inefficient means to compensate plaintiffs; that tort law permits frivolous or otherwise undesirable litigation to crowd the court system; or that the fear of litigation can serve to curtail innovation, raise the cost of consumer goods or insurance premiums for suppliers of services (e.
Antonio de Tort         
SPANISH DIVER
Antonio Tort
Antonio de Tort (born 1893, date of death unknown) was a Spanish diver. He competed in two events at the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Examples of use of American Tort Reform Association
1. "In general, the hope is that these reforms will bring predictability and stability to the legal system," says Gretchen Schaefer, a spokeswoman for the American Tort Reform Association in Washington.
2. Sherman Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association, an organization that fights what it considers abusive lawsuits against small businesses, has asked that Pearson be denied a renewal this week of his 10–year appointment.