Medical Liability Reform/Noneconomic Damages Reform: S.B. 67 (2005).
Lowers the limit on noneconomic damages in medical liability cases
Lowers the limit on noneconomic damages in medical liability cases to $250,000. In the most severe cases involving disfigurement, severe permanent physical impairment, and wrongful death, the limit on noneconomic damages is $400,000. The previous limit on noneconomic damages ranged from $400,000 to $1 million, depending on the severity of the injuries.
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