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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 505
Civil Practice; medical malpractice arbitration; substantially revise the law
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 5-6-34 and Article 2 of Chapter 9 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to judgements and rulings deemed directly appealable and medical malpractice arbitration, respectively, so as to substantially revise the law relating to arbitration of medical malpractice claims; to provide for direct appeal; to change and provide for definitions; to provide for qualifications, terms, and conditions in order for a medical malpractice arbitration agreement to be enforceable; to provide for persons other than a patient to enter into binding arbitration on behalf of a patient; to provide for construction of arbitration agreements; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/28/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2012 - Senate Hopper
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