HB 601 (2001)
Establishes a certificate of merit in medical liability actions, abolishes
Establishes a certificate of merit in medical liability actions, abolishes third-party bad faith lawsuits in medical liability actions, and permits parties to submit their claim to either pretrial mediation or a summary jury trial. In jury trials, increases the number of jurors from 9 to 12, but adjudication of claim if nine members of the jury are in agreement, rather than a unanimous verdict.
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