Tag Archives: Georgia

Georgia Court Parses Language in Insurance Contract, Offsetting Plaintiff’s Recovery by Amount Already Paid by Insurer

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident case requiring the court to determine if the plaintiff’s recovery amount should be reduced by the amount of money that the insurance company paid … Continue reading

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Georgia Supreme Court Reverses Discovery Sanction for Party’s Failure to Preserve Evidence

Parties in a personal injury case have to take great care in maintaining evidence that may be relevant to the case, even if litigation has not yet begun. In one recent case before Georgia’s Supreme Court, the Court considered whether … Continue reading

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Georgia Nursing Homes Rank Poorly in Care Index

There may come a time for many of us when we need to think about caring for our elderly loved ones.  Georgia residents who want to place their loved ones in nursing homes need to be sure to do their … Continue reading

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Georgia Commissioner of Securities Proposes Amendments to Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser Examination Requirements to Incorporate FINRA SIE Exam

On February 4, 2019, the Commissioner of Securities of the State of Georgia and the Office of the Secretary of State announced its intent to amend the rules governing examination requirements for registered representatives of a broker-dealer and investment adviser … Continue reading

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules County Employees Immune from Suit in Fatal Dog Attack Case

Personal injury claims against Georgia state officials are subject to a special set of constitutional and statutory rules. According to the Georgia Constitution, the General Assembly “may waive the state’s sovereign immunity” by law in cases in which an individual … Continue reading

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