2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 499
Civil Actions Seeking Damages for Personal Injury; admissible evidence; payments for economic losses; medical malpractice
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 51-12-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to types of damages and evidence admissible in actions involving special damages, so as to revise the provisions relating to the admissibility of evidence of previous or future right of payments for economic losses; to provide for evidence of indemnification and subrogation of payments; to provide for damage interrogatories for the jury; to provide for evidence of damages in personal suits against medical professionals; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/26/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/25/2002 - Senate Hopper