Prejudgment Interest Rate Reform: H.B. 223 (2017)
Lowers the prejudgment interest rate from 12% to 6%. A
Lowers the prejudgment interest rate from 12% to 6%. A judgment for unpaid child support will remain at the 12% rate. A judgment on a contract, note, or other written obligation will follow the interest rate specified in the contract. If an administrative law judge determines that a denial, delay, or termination in the payment of income benefits was without reasonable foundation, the interest rate will be 12%.
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