Offers of Settlement: H.B. 1741 (1995)
Establishes incentives for early settlement of claims by “qualified settlement
Establishes incentives for early settlement of claims by “qualified settlement offers.” The court will award attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses when a party refuses a reasonable offer as determined by the final judgment. Attorneys’ fees will be awarded at a rate of $100 per hour for expenses incurred after the date of the qualified offer, and may not total more than $1,000.
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