Common Statute of Limitations in Georgia

As much as we may try to avoid them, disputes happen.  If you find yourself or your business involved in a dispute or other situation which could give rise to a claim, it is important to take [...]

Georgia Secretary of State Changes to Protect Business Owners

As a Georgia business owner, your entity name and business address are of public record. Unfortunately, this can and has lead to an increased number of scammers using this information for solicitation purposes. These [...]

Brian Burkhalter Awarded Georgia’s Exclusive Construction Law Expert

We are proud to announce that Burkhalter Law founder, Brian Burkhalter, has been selected as the exclusive Construction Law expert in Georgia by Leaders in Law. Brian is an experienced construction and litigation attorney, [...]

Limitation-of-Liability Clauses for Business Owners

Limitation-of-liability clauses are important tools that business owners use to limit and allocate risks in commercial relationships. Business owners and their counsel should always consider the potential liability find ways to reduce exposure.  Limiting liability can [...]

Potential Pitfalls in Opening a Joint Business Account

In opening a business account, like most things in life, the convenient option is not always the best option.  Particularly if you are considering a joint account with one or more partners, it is [...]

Upcoming Changes on January 1, 2021 to Georgia’s Mechanics’ + Materialmen’s Lien Statute

On January 1, 2021, changes to Georgia's Mechanics' and Materialmen's Lien Statute will take effect. Learn more by reading our August post here!  If you have questions or are uncertain about your rights and [...]

2020-12-16T15:44:30+00:00December 16th, 2020|Industry & Firm News|0 Comments

Georgia Supreme Court Holds Georgia’s Apportionment Statute Abrogates the Respondeat Superior Rule

On November 2, 2020, the Georgia Supreme Court issued an opinion in Quynn v. Hulsey et al., Case No. S19G1612.  At issue was whether the Court of Appeals erred in holding an employer whose [...]

2020-11-04T14:39:07+00:00November 4th, 2020|Industry & Firm News|0 Comments

Supreme Court Holds Apportionment Extends to Strict Products Liability Claims

On October 19, 2020, the Georgia Supreme Court issued an opinion in Johns et al. v. Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. et al., Case No. S19G1478, affirming the Court of Appeals’ determination that Georgia’s [...]

2020-10-21T14:00:59+00:00October 21st, 2020|Industry & Firm News|0 Comments
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