2020 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 14 - Asbestos and Silica Claims
§ 51-14-4. Prima-Facie Evidence of Physical Impairment a Prerequisite of Asbestos or Silica Claims

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-14-4 (2020)
  1. Prima-facie evidence of physical impairment of the exposed person as defined in paragraph (17) or (18) of Code Section 51-14-3 shall be an essential element of an asbestos claim or silica claim.
  2. In order to bring or maintain an asbestos claim or silica claim, the claimant shall submit prima-facie evidence of physical impairment in accordance with the requirements of this chapter.

(Code 1981, §51-14-4, enacted by Ga. L. 2007, p. 4, § 1/SB 182.)

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