ATRA

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AcronymDefinition
ATRAAll-Trans Retinoic Acid (aka tretinoin)
ATRAAmerican Tort Reform Association
ATRAAmerican Therapeutic Recreation Association (Alexandria, VA)
ATRAAutomatic Transmission Rebuilders Association
ATRAAir Transport Rating Agency (Geneva, Switzerland)
ATRAAdvanced Transit Association
ATRAArizona Tax Research Association
ATRAAlberta Tobacco Reduction Alliance
ATRAAiredale Terrier Rescue and Adoption (Michigan)
ATRAAlberta Therapeutic Recreation Association
ATRAAssistive Technology Resource Alliance
ATRAAmerican Track Racing Association
ATRAAmerican Thai Ridgeback Association (Thai Ridgeback dog breed)
ATRAAssociation Tortues Rhône-Alpes (French: Association of Rhone-Alps Tortoises
ATRAArmy Recruiting and Training Agency (UK MoD)
ATRAAuto and Truck Recyclers Association
ATRAAdvanced Technology Reconnaissance Aircraft
ATRAAfghan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
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American Tort Reform Association, 2012, State and Federal Tort Reform Issue, Available at http://www.atra.org/legislation/states
McKinney, of the American Tort Reform Association, said in some cases the insurance company has to defend itself in a lawsuit.
The American Tort Reform Association has endorsed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" in letters sent to Congress.
Among the national and state associations that have signed on as partners in the effort are the American Tort Reform Association, Washington Legal Foundation, Manhattan Institute, Council of State Chambers, Center for Individual Freedom, American Legislative Exchange Council, and several state manufacturing associations and chambers of commerce.
But numerous studies have shown no spike in tort filings, including class actions; reports by the American Tort Reform Association, tort reform's flagship group, could find data for only two judicial jurisdictions out of 3,141 nationwide where abuses allegedly take place.
IN 1994, OFFICIALS FROM the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) told the group's annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C.
Both counties were listed among the top "judicial hellholes" in an annual survey by the American Tort Reform Association "as a national haven for asbestos claims" and malpractice suits.
Sherman Joyce is president of the American Tort Reform Association in Washington.
Lawyers with the American Tort Reform Association complain that juries aren't always well-informed in complex medical, engineering, and corporate-finance issues.
By 1995, the tobacco industry was providing almost half the budget--$55 million in a single year--for the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA).
Chamber of Commerce and the American Tort Reform Association are now fully engaged in the nationwide legislative battle to statutorily limit the structural incentives encouraging the litigation deluge.
More than 100 corporate-funded groups have been working to convince the public that the legal system is out of control; organizations such as the American Tort Reform Association and Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, using expensive PR firms and funds from companies like Philip Morris, have spent years testing sound bites and spreading stories of a court system out of control.
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