Y2K Liability: S.B. 80 (1999)
Provides immunity for businesses and government agencies who follow specified
Provides immunity for businesses and government agencies who follow specified procedures; provides exclusive remedy in contract, if no written contract: limits recovery to direct economic damages; bars recovery for damages which plaintiff could have avoided or mitigated; requires mediation; prohibits class actions against government agencies; requires each class member has a loss of $50,000 to bring a class action; provides liability protection for directors and officers; and requires filing of suit by March 1, 2002.
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