Punitive Damages Reform: S.B. 0296 (2006)
Permitted the Attorney General’s office to negotiate and compromise the
Permitted the Attorney General’s office to negotiate and compromise the portion of a punitive damages award that is to be paid to the state. Provided that the state’s interest in a punitive damages award is effective when a finder of fact announces a verdict that includes punitive damages.
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