A Georgia Senate bill backed by Republicans aims to take on the tall task of limiting lawsuits in state courts, citing high legal costs faced by businesses.
Senate Bill 415, sponsored by state Sen. Steve Gooch of Dahlonega, would make many changes to civil law in Georgia. It would change the information that could be provided to jurors trying civil cases, make it more difficult to sue landowners for injuries caused by a third party and limit the amount of time someone has to bring a product liability lawsuit, among other provisions.
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