Comprehensive General Tort Reform: SB 1305 (1994)
prohibits suits brought by drunk drivers in accidents where they
- prohibits suits brought by drunk drivers in accidents where they are more than 50% at fault;
- provides immunity from civil liability for volunteers, non-profit organizations and emergency medical technicians;
- limits prisoners’ suits;
- provides immunity from civil liability for fire fighters and police officers acting within the scope of their duties and
- provides for an assumption of the risk defense in personal injury suits.
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