Greg Land

Fatal Gregg Allman Biopic Accident Exhausted Insurer's Liability, Judge Rules

Greg Land

A federal judge in Los Angeles has tossed a suit related to a fatal accident on a south Georgia train trestle that derailed a biopic of blues rocker Gregg Allman.

Federal Jury Awards Nothing Despite Finding Man Was Harmed by Wrongful Arrest

Greg Land

A jury said a man arrested for child molestation, who was awarded $472,000 for his constitutional claims against a police officer, deserved nothing for the 16 days he spent in jail.

Associates' String of Trial Successes Kicks Off May for Waldon Adelman

Greg Land

Johnathan Adelman said he's not exactly sure why the first couple of weeks in May were so busy for his cadre of lawyers at insurance defense firm Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout. "Maybe following spring break and before summer vacation, everybody wants to go to trial" and clear their calend

Jury Rejects Claim That Red Dye Caused Woman's Allergy Attack

Greg Land

A Fulton County jury has declined to hold a doctor and hospital liable after an elderly woman claimed she was rendered dangerously ill after a severe allergic reaction to the Red Dye No. 40 in an iron supplement she was prescribed.

$4.25M Workers' Comp Settlement to Provide Lifetime Care for Injured Painter

Greg Land

A painter who was injured falling from a ladder has reached a $4.25 million workers' compensation settlement more than five years after the accident.

Track Coach Smacked by Passing Truck's Mirror Settles for $1M

Greg Land

A Hall County high school track coach who was running with a group of students when she was struck in the face by a passing truck's side mirror has settled her suit against the driver for $1 million.

Fulton Superior Courts—But Not Magistrate Courts—Will Launch Mandatory Criminal E-Filing in June

Greg Land

As of Monday, June 5, the Fulton County Superior Court will implement mandatory e-filing for all criminal cases, as is already the case with civil filings in the county's Superior, State and Magistrate courts.

Justice Said What? 'You Always Get [to Flip] One Free Bird, Don't You?'

Greg Land

A self-described "homeschooling father and volunteer minister" who was convicted of disorderly conduct after raising his middle finger to a pastor during services and then shouting at the man for endorsing "evil public schools" sparked a debate over obscenity among Georgia Supreme Court justices tha

Justices Mull Sheriffs' 'Conspiracy' to Ban Private Process Servers

Greg Land

Lawyers on both sides of a debate over the authority of the state's sheriffs to bar private process servers from working in their counties were pressed by an active Georgia Supreme Court bench.

Judge Weighs 'Bizarre' Contract Dispute Between Delta Retirees, Insurer

Greg Land

In a dispute between United Healthcare and the trust that provides health insurance for retired Delta Air Lines employees—over what the trust says is more than $5 million in drug rebates it is owed—the judge overseeing the case expressed astonishment Monday at two facts.

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