Vicarious Liability: H.B. 775 (1999)
Limits liability of an owner or lessor of an automobile
Limits liability of an owner or lessor of an automobile to $100,000/person or $300,000/incident for bodily injury, and to $50,000 for property damage. Uninsured or under insured are liable up to $500,000 for economic damages only.
Exceptions: commercial vehicles used in ordinary course of business, and for transportation of hazardous materials.
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