Summary Judgment: HB 1708 (2013)
Allows requests for admission for which the responses are submitted
Allows requests for admission for which the responses are submitted in support of a motion for summary judgment may be based, in whole or in part, upon discovery depositions and may include admitted facts learned or referenced in such a deposition, provided that any such request for admission shall not reference the deposition or require the party to admit that the deponent gave specific testimony. Also allows that a motion for summary judgment seeking dismissal of any claim or demand for punitive damages, except in cases involving driving under the influence, may be sustained when based, in whole or in part, upon discovery depositions.
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