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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.
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.
ATLANTA, GA – The 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.