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2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 141
"Patient Injury Act"; create an alternative medical malpractice litigation
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to establish the "Patient Injury Act"; to amend Title 51 of the O.C.G.A., relating to torts, so as to create an alternative to medical malpractice litigation whereby patients are compensated for medical injuries; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for definitions; to establish the Patient Compensation System and the Patient Compensation Board; to provide for committees; to provide for the filing of and disposition of applications; to provide for review by an administrative law judge; to provide for appellate review; to provide for payment of administration expenses; to require an annual report; to provide for funding; to provide for related matters; to provide for severability;to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/11/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/08/2013 - Senate Hopper