ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
Hardwick v. 3M
(6th COA, filed March 28, 2022): Supporting a petition to review the class certification in PFAS litigation. Arguing that the district court is attempting to fund an investigation of PFAS chemicals through an injunction-based class action. Left undisturbed, the certification order will yield disastrous short-term and long-term consequences.
On September 9, 2022, the Court granted the petition for class certification review.
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system
Together, let’s forge a legal landscape that makes equitable access to justice a living reality for all Georgians.
This is an opportunity to reassess the practices and regulations surrounding private-attorney contracting and to enact reforms that promote fairness, transparency and value for taxpayer dollars.
Allowing the company to continue the bankruptcy process will help ensure equitable and efficient resolution in complex mass tort claims