When the widow of a man murdered outside his College Park condominium was awarded $3.2 million by a Fulton County jury, her lawyers already knew that at least half the judgment would never be collected.
Following a unanimous Georgia Supreme Court ruling that presuit notices are not required before a whistleblower suit can be filed against a municipality, the Georgia Court of Appeals on Thursday revived a former water department worker's suit against the city of Atlanta that was dismissed on that is
McKool Smith insurance recovery practice head Robin Cohen won big in Delaware, forcing insurers to pay Verizon's massive legal bill to several elite firms that successfully defended the company after a failed spin-off.
A convoluted case stemming from a brawl that left a man dying in a McDonough bar's parking lot has settled eight years later with the tavern's insurer, Occidental Fire and Casualty, agreeing to pay $7.8 million. The settlement nearly matches a default judgment entered against the bar after Occidenta
A federal judge has thrown out two cases against a Georgia sperm bank over claims that it misled clients about the psychiatric, educational and criminal background of a sperm donor.
Judge Shawn LaGrua's offender reform program generally targets 16- to 29-year-old offenders facing charges for aggravated assault, burglary, robbery and armed robbery.
After the Georgia Supreme Court threw out a $3.7 million jury award to a woman who was molested while under anesthesia at a dental office, her attorneys last week filed a motion for reconsideration asserting that the unanimous decision was wrong legally and also reflected an "out of touch and danger
Following a 2015 Gwinnett County verdict awarding $3.7 million to a man whose back was injured in an auto accident, his lawyers collected another $700,000 in attorney fees after settling claims under Georgia's offer of settlement statute.
A unanimous Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that the pre-suit notices that must be sent to municipalities before they can be sued for damages are not required in cases involving claims of intentional torts, including those filed under the Georgia Whistleblower Act.
A divided Georgia Supreme Court on Monday ruled that plaintiffs reaching a settlement agreement with an insurer over a motor vehicle accident can require the performance of a specific action—in this case, the time-limited payment of the demand.