Limitation of Damages Against the State: SB 258 (2005)
Limited all damages against the state and political subdivisions to
Limited all damages against the state and political subdivisions to $500,000 for personal injury and wrongful death (exclusive of property damages, medical care and related benefits and loss of earnings or loss of support, and loss of future support). The intention of this legislation was intended to explain the original intent of the legislature, notwithstanding the contrary interpretation of the Louisiana Supreme Court in Locket v. the State of Louisiana, Department of Transportation and Development, 2003-1767 (La. 2/25/04) 869 So.2d 97.
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