Reforming the Doctrine of “Dangerous Instrumentalities”: SB 1832 (2002)
Provided that a “powered shopping cart” of the type generally
Provided that a “powered shopping cart” of the type generally used in retail establishmehnts by elderly or handicapped customers is not covered by the common law doctrine of “dangerous instrumentalities.” The law allowed powered shopping cart owners to remain liable for damages caused by their own negligence.
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