A federal judge in Augusta “reluctantly” dismissed a putative class action against a litigation funder sued over allegations its fees exceeded interest rates allowed under Georgia law, writing he had no choice under a 2018 Georgia Supreme Court decision.

But in dismissing the claims against Oasis Legal Financing, Senior Judge Dudley Bowen also took a swipe at the Georgia justices, writing they may have lost sight of their duty to ensure that practices shown to be against public policy are not allowed to stand.

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