Georgia Entity Renewals + Complimentary Registered Agent Services

All Georgia businesses are required to complete an annual registration by April 1st. Read our prior blog post to learn more about the requirements and how we can help your business stay compliant! Contact us to learn [...]

Are Settlement Communications Confidential?

Business owners involved in disputes often attempt to engage in communications with an opposite party to reach a resolution prior to engaging counsel and further escalation.  Even after a dispute has crossed the line [...]

Georgia Entity Renewals + Complimentary Registered Agent Services

Starting and owning a business means addressing a litany of legal concerns: how to form and register the legal entity, how to protect intellectual property, and how to protect members of the business from individual liability. An oft-overlooked, but [...]

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 Confirms Contractors Cannot Include Anticipated Profits in Materialmen’s Liens But Doing So Won’t Invalidate a Lien

On September 28, 2020, the Georgia Supreme Court confirmed Georgia law prohibits a contractor from including anticipated profits in a lien, but doing so will not invalidate the entire lien.  Massey et al. v. [...]

2020-12-02T15:01:00+00:00December 2nd, 2020|COVID|0 Comments

Update on COVID Insurance Coverage Litigation: November 2020

For months, litigation over business interruption claims for COVID-19 losses have increased.  Insurers have argued (1) “physical loss or damage” does not apply when COVID-19 is on the premises or when shutdown orders restrict use [...]

2020-11-18T14:58:37+00:00November 18th, 2020|COVID|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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