The Supreme Court of Georgia this week dispensed with key arguments used by plaintiffs' lawyers to challenge a 2005 law that makes it harder for their clients to win tort suits. The justices largely rejected a challenge to the part of the law that tightens standards for admission of expert testimony in civil cases. Despite the setback, the lawyer who argued the case for the plaintiffs rejected the notion that the court sent a signal that the statute was constitutional overall.
Ga. Tort Law Survives Major Test
March 12, 2008