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. 

Carr Provides Update to Legislators on Request for Investigation into Offensive Texts Sent to Mayor Bottoms

ATLANTA,GA – On April 23, 2020, several members of the Georgia General Assembly requested the Office of the Attorney General to undertake an investigation regarding certain offensive text messages sent to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms which purportedly connected to a state e-mail account.

Carr Commends the United States Supreme Court for Protecting Religious Liberty

Attorney General Chris Carr commended the United States Supreme Court for protecting the religious liberty of faith-based organizations and all citizens in two decisions issued yesterday, Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania and Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru

Consumer Alert: How to Buy a Car Without Getting Taken for a Ride

ATLANTA, GA – Are you ready for a new set of wheels? Next to buying a home, a vehicle is the biggest purchase most people will make, and once you sign a contract, there is typically no turning back. So, it’s crucial that you do your homework up-front.

Information Regarding Damaging, Destroying, Replacing or Removing Monuments

ATLANTA, GA - The Office of the Attorney General is providing the following information related to damaging, destroying, replacing or removing monuments as embodied by the General Assembly in Georgia law.