Punitive Damages Reform: HB 2210 (1996).
Limits punitive damages to 200% of compensatory awards. Raises the
Limits punitive damages to 200% of compensatory awards. Raises the standard of defense in punitive damage cases to “willful or wanton misconduct or reckless indifference to the rights or others.” Provides for bifurcated trials.
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