Medical Liability Reform: A.B. 139 (2013)
Creates a clear reasonable standard for physicians when providing patients
Creates a clear reasonable standard for physicians when providing patients with information about the risks and benefits of reasonable alternate treatment. Directly addresses a Wisconsin Supreme Court (Jandre v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund) by making it clear that a negligent diagnosis claim is separate from an informed consent claim.
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