Premises Liability Reform: SB 1946 (2002)
Reversed the Florida Supreme Court’s Nov. 15, 2001 ruling in
Reversed the Florida Supreme Court’s Nov. 15, 2001 ruling in Owens v. Publix, which shifted the burden of proof to the defendant. Owens requires defendants to demonstrate that: (1) they had no actual or constructive knowledge of a hazard that would have allowed a responsible defendant to remedy that hazard and prevent injury; or (2) a pattern of neglect did not exist.
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