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New Report Offers Solutions to Deter Municipal Litigation Against Manufacturers

The concerning trend of public nuisance litigation against manufacturers across the country “warrants close scrutiny,” as these municipal suits “have a number of significant consequences beyond the outcomes of individual cases,” argues a recent report from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, “Mitigating Municipality Litigation: Scope and Solutions.” “The incentives that drive municipal litigation ….
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New Report Highlights Abuse of Public Nuisance Litigation Against Manufacturers 

The ongoing surge in public nuisance litigation filed against manufacturers by municipalities across the United States is a “uniquely potent weapon” when wielded improperly by governmental entities and the trial lawyers representing them, according to a recent report by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. “Waking the Litigation Monster: The Misuse of Public Nuisance” explains ….
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Coalition of State Attorneys General Proves Strong Ally of Manufacturers

As the National Association of Attorneys General gathers in Washington, D.C., this week, the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP) would like to recognize staunch allies in the effort to defend manufacturers against misguided climate change lawsuits. A strong coalition of state attorneys general has been vocal in opposing these lawsuits, filing amicus briefs in several of ….
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NAM President & CEO Jay Timmons Highlights the Misguided Lawsuits Targeting Manufacturers in State of Manufacturing Address

Houston, TX – Today, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered the 2019 State of Manufacturing Address at Lone Star College in Houston, Texas. In remarks prepared for delivery, Timmons discusses the rise of misguided public nuisance lawsuits filed against manufacturers and highlights the role of the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project in ….
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NAM’s MCLA Announces Phil Goldberg as Special Counsel

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced the addition of Phil Goldberg as Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP), an effort led by the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA), the NAM’s in-house legal arm and the leading voice of manufacturers in the courts. He will serve as a senior ….
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Manufacturers Condemn New York City Climate Lawsuit on One-Year Anniversary

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Manufacturers’ Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the City of New York’s public nuisance lawsuit against manufacturers: “From the beginning, New York City’s baseless lawsuit against energy manufacturers has proven to be a misguided attempt to hurt ….
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