2020 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 14 - Asbestos and Silica Claims


Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 2007, p. 4, § 1/SB 182, effective May 1, 2007, repealed the Code sections at this chapter and enacted the current chapter. The former chapter consisted of Code Sections 51-14-1 through 51-14-10, relating to asbestos claims and silica claims, and was based on Ga. L. 2005, p. 145, § 1/HB 416 and Ga. L. 2006, p. 72, § 51/SB 465.

Ga. L. 2007, p. 4, § 3/SB 182, not codified by the General Assembly, provides for additional severability.

Ga. L. 2007, p. 4, § 4/SB 182, not codified by the General Assembly, provides that this chapter shall apply to certain accrued or future accruing asbestos claims or silica claims in which trial has not commenced as of May 1, 2007, in accordance with its terms.

Law reviews.

- For note, "Dust in the Wind: Revisiting Georgia's Refusal to Extend Liability to Employers in Take-Home Asbestos Litigation," see 53 Ga. L. Rev. 1169 (2019).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Asbestosis, 45 POF2d 1.

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