Legacy Lawsuits: S.B. 667 (2014)
Retroactive legacy lawsuit legislation that clarifies the types of damages
Retroactive legacy lawsuit legislation that clarifies the types of damages that may be recovered and the standards for recovery of those damages. It allows attorney fees for a party that was dismissed on a motion for preliminary dismissal and would create a definition for contamination.
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