Georgia Supreme Court Says Respondeat Superior Rule Repealed by State’s Apportionment Statute In a November 2nd wrongful death decision, the Georgia Supreme Court reversed a ruling for the employer of
What is the Respondeat Superior Doctrine?
An experienced Atlanta truck accident lawyer at Tobin Injury Law will tell you that a trucking company may be held responsible for an accident involving one of its semi drivers.
Do the Federal Motor Carrier Rules Apply to Shippers Who Hire Independent Contractors?
Do the Federal Motor Carrier Rules Apply to Shippers Who Hire Independent Contractors? That was the question in a recent Georgia court case. In 2015, Christopher Hinson was driving a
Does Georgia have negligent infliction of emotional distress?
In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0429. GHALI et al. v. MILES et al. This appeal has many dramatic elements, but ultimately turns on the question of what level
Naming the insurance company or driver in an uninsured motorist claim in Georgia
In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0342. BELL v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INS. CO. The facts of this case raise some questions which, alas, the Court’s decision does
To determine borrowed servant status, a three pronged test is employed.
March 31, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A19A2279. SPROWSON v. VILLALOBOS. This appeal involves the interplay of two bodies of law: employment and tort. Much of the
An invitee must prove (1) that the owner had constructive knowledge of the hazard, and (2) that the invitee lacked knowledge of the hazard despite the exercise of ordinary care.
March 27, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0649. WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY v. GIRARDOT Slip and Fall in Georgia When people slip, they often fall, and equally often
Was the Apartment the Wrong Place at Wrong Time the Management’s Fault?
A19A2267. STAR RESIDENTIAL, LLC et al. v. HERNANDEZ. Georgia Court of Appeals Decided March 16, 2020 Hernandez, the Appellee here, was shot from behind at the door of his apartment,
Can you sue your personal trainer?
Dutt v. Mannar and Company, LLC. (A19A2130) Court of Appeals of Georgia Decided March 13, 2020 Does a personal trainer have a duty to call 911 if, after
Poor Angry Dog Management Bites Defendant
Jones et al v. Beebe (A19A1982) Court of Appeals of Georgia decided February 18, 2020 Even in our modern time of Amazon Prime, dogs still bite mail carriers. Maybe the