Georgia Court of Appeals

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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