In an action arising from an auto accident involving a county sheriff, the Georgia Court of Appeals recently held that the trial court did not err in concluding that O.C.G.A.
Car Insurance is 100% Paying that Jury Verdict; NOT the Defendant
SECRET TRUTH #1 REVEALED: jury verdicts get paid by the car insurance company that is paying the defense lawyer. SECRET TRUTH #2 REVEALED: the defendant in the court does NOT
Did a Settlement Agreement Absolve an Insurer from Liability?
The Georgia Court of Appeals recently decided the appeal of a contract dispute involving an insurer’s obligation to make payments under a structured settlement agreement. After a traffic accident in
Spoliation: The Dangerous Decision to Destroy Evidence
Spoliation is the destruction or significant alteration of evidence or the failure to preserve property (or evidence) for another’s use as evidence in pending or reasonably foreseeable litigation. The moving
Scope of Employment at the Time of a Car Accident
The Georgia Court of Appeals recently held that a car dealership was properly granted summary judgment because the employee’s deposition testimony showed the employee wasn’t acting within the scope of
What is the “Prior Traversal Rule”?
What is the “Prior Traversal Rule”? The Georgia Court of Appeals recently held that a trial court did not err in denying a shopping complex owner’s motion for summary judgment
2023 Super Lawyer and Rising Star Honorees
We pride ourselves on our book smarts AND street smarts! We are very excited to share that all three of our attorneys were honored for inclusion in this year’s Super Lawyers
What is a “Reduced-by” Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage in an Insurance Policy?
In a dispute over uninsured motorist (UM) coverage, the insurance company was properly granted summary judgment because the UM option form and accompanying cover letter unambiguously explained the difference between
Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, and Negligent Supervision in a Bus Accident
In a recent Georgia Court of Appeals decision, a defendant was properly granted summary judgment on a negligence claim because the plaintiff failed to provide any specific evidence to establish
Can a Car Accident Victim Sue the Maker of a Phone App that the Driver was Using at the Time of the Crash?
While driving over 100 miles per hour, a motorist rear-ended a car driven by the plaintiff, causing him to suffer severe injuries. When the crash happened, the driver was using