ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
In re Lipitor
(4th Circuit, filed July 8, 2017): Arguing that under Daubert, reliable science does not involve result-seeking statistical hacking nor does it presume that effects observable at one dose apply to all doses. Also arguing that MDL courts have the power to dismiss cases when plaintiffs fail to come forward with evidence on specific causation after being given a chance to do so.
On June 12, 2018, the Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position.
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