Georgia Court of Appeals

How Does a Georgia Accident Victim Show a Truck Company’s Negligent Hiring, Qualifying, Retaining, Supervising, and Entrusting of a Truck Driver

A number of actions arose from a motor vehicle accident that happened on Interstate 95 in November 2017. That evening, Jennifer Correll (Mrs. Correll) was driving a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup south on I-95 through Glynn County. Jennifer’s mother, Nancy Tuk (Mrs. Tuk), was in the front passenger seat, and her daughters (Courtney and Caitlyn)… read more

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Does Driving a Truck for Repair Purposes Constitute “Business Use”?

Does Driving a Truck for Repair Purposes Constitute “Business Use”?  Having an experienced personal injury lawyer Atlanta residents choose time and time again is critical to answering this and other accident cases. American Southern Insurance Company (“the Insurance Company”) asked a district court for declaratory judgment seeking a determination as to whether it was responsible… read more

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Georgia Wrongful Death Case Dismissed Against Truck Company Because Deadline Expired

What follows in this article demonstrates why having a knowledgeable Atlanta truck accident lawyer on your side can really make the difference between winning and losing. Debra Baldwin appealed the dismissal of her renewal action against a truck driver and his employer, a freight shipping and trucking company running freight hauling business from Georgia (“the… read more

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Insurance for condos and water damage

In a case likely to resonate across the Georgia Condo world, the Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment for a condo owner, and found that Condo law does not require an association “to obtain insurance related to water damage or water perils.” Drips Mainor, the Plaintiff, sued his condominium association for breach of contract… read more

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Is a loft bed an “open and obvious condition”?

August 17, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A1036. VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY, et al. v. DAVIS. College is a time when many kids first encounter the responsibilities of adulthood. As this case shows, this is not always as easy as falling out of a bed. I’ll take the top bunk Davis, the Defendant,… read more

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Is it for the jury, or the court, to determine whether or not a plaintiff had “equal knowledge” of a hazard?

July 31, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0903. ALLEN v. ABM AVIATION, INC. Is it for the jury, or the court, to determine whether or not a plaintiff had “equal knowledge” of a hazard, and whether or not the Defendant took proper care to warn of a danger on its property in… read more

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 Don’t Shoot, I’m Only the Photographer

June 3, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0038. MORRIS v. REAL ESTATE EXPERT ADVISORS, LLC et al. Correcting a decision by the trial court, the Court of Appeals here overturned Defendant’s motion for summary judgement.  Don’t Shoot, I’m Only the Photographer The Plaintiff, Morris, was hired by the Defendants (real estate agents)… read more

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