Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 2220 (2004)
H.B. 2220 exempted from civil liability purveyors of food when
H.B. 2220 exempted from civil liability purveyors of food when the claim is a result from the repeated consumption of a food product that is not defective and unreasonably dangerous if consumed in reasonable quantities. Furthermore, H.B. 2220 provided that there is no duty to warn purchasers, users, or consumers, regardless of age, that the consumption of a food product that is not defective and unreasonably dangerous may cause healthy problems if consumed excessively. Food product is defined as any product that is grown, prepared, provided, served or sold and that is primarily intended for human consumption and nourishment.
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