Class Action Reform: HB 4 (2003).
Provides for the interlocutory appeal of class action certification. Reforms
Provides for the interlocutory appeal of class action certification. Reforms attorney fees whereby fees are based on time and cost expended rather than a percentage of recovery. Provides for stay on all proceedings during appeal of class certification. Provides for administrative relief which requires a court to consider administrative relief from state agencies before certifying a class.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
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