Carr and AG Colleagues Support Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Urge Prompt Senate Confirmation

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today joined a coalition of 22 state attorneys general in sending a letter to the U.S. Senate urging the body to promptly confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Georgia Joins 39.5M Multistate Settlement Over 2014 Anthem Data Breach, Will Receive More Than 1.3M

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Georgia has joined a total $39.5 million settlement with Anthem stemming from the 2014 data breach that involved the personal information of 78.8 million Americans. Through the settlement, Anthem has reached a resolution with the 43-state multistate coalition and California. Georgia will receive $1,387,257.61 from the settlement. In addition to the payment, Anthem has also agreed to a series of data security and good governance provisions designed to strengthen its practices going forward.

Georgia AG and SOS Join with CFTC to Stop Nationwide Scheme Soliciting More Than $180M from Senior Investors

ATLANTA, GAThe Office of the Attorney General and the Secretary of State today announced Georgia’s participation in a consolidated nationwide enforcement action to disrupt an alleged fraudulent precious metals scheme that has solicited more than $180 million from seniors and other investors.

Carr and AG Colleagues Announce $60 Million Multistate Settlement with C.R. Bard

ATLANTA, GA —Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a settlement by 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company requiring payment of $60 million for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.

Carr and AG Colleagues Secure Agreement over PEAKS Loans at Defunct For-Profit School

ATLANTA, GA— Attorney General Chris Carr has helped secure an agreement to obtain nearly $10 million in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Georgia as part of a settlement with 47 other attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Carr Sues Elite Integrated Medical for Deceptive Claims Made to Elderly and Disabled Consumers Regarding Stem Cell Therapy

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today filed suit against Elite Integrated Medical, LLC, formerly known as Superior Healthcare of Woodstock, LLC d/b/a Superior Healthcare Group, Superior Healthcare Sandy Springs, and Superior Healthcare Morrow, along with its owner, Justin Paulk, (collectively “Elite”) for allegedly violating the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act (FBPA) by making false and misleading claims about the regenerative medicine products they offered to Georgia consumers.

Carr Announces $85.1 Million Multistate Settlement with American Honda Motor Company, Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced an $85.1 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively “Honda”), over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. The systems were designed and manufactured by Takata Corporation, a long-time Honda supplier, and were first installed in Honda vehicles in the 2001 model year.

Carr Joins Bipartisan Group of AGs Urging Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Senior Victims of Fraud

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general are urging the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to include Edith’s Bill in COVID-19 relief legislation. This bipartisan legislation would amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) to include victims of senior fraud as eligible for reimbursement by the Crime Victims Fund for states that provide compensation to victims.

Carr Continues to Advocate for Federal Pandemic Liability Protections, Urges Congress to Consider Safe to Work Act

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, along with 20 other state attorneys general, this week wrote a letter to U.S. Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. This is the latest action by Carr and his colleagues to help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-related litigation for much-needed goods and services while still ensuring victims have legal options where appropriate. In the wake of this unprecedented crisis, the extension of appropriate civil liability protections is needed at both the state and federal levels for businesses, manufacturers of personal protective equipment, first responders, healthcare workers, healthcare facilities, members of law enforcement and other individuals and entities.

Carr Selects New Deputy Attorney General to Lead Prosecutions Division

ATLANTA, GA - Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that John Fowler of the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office has been hired to lead the Georgia Department of Law’s Prosecution Division - effective July 16, 2020.