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Boundaries Defined for the Doctrine of Continuous Employment

August 03, 2017 BY Sherrill Britt | Workers Compensation

In this day and age, employees are required to lodge away from home for days and weeks at a time to be near an employer's job site or to conduct business for the employer. ... Continue Reading

The Dangers of Heat Exposure in Workers' Compensation

August 02, 2017 BY Erika Oates | Workers Compensation

It's that time of the year when birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the temperature is beginning to soar to record breaking numbers. ... Continue Reading

Let the Seller Beware: Owner-financed Mortgages as a Bar to Insurance Coverage

August 02, 2017 BY Mary Alice Jasperse | First Party Insurance Law

Property owners may see many benefits to financing the sale of property themselves, including a higher sale price and a more expedient closing. Many times such owner-financed sale agreements can take the form of "lease to own" transactions in which a landlord-tenant relationship quickly transitions into a seller-buyer relationship. ... Continue Reading

Burdette in the Georgia Supreme Court

June 19, 2017 BY Thomas Whitley | Workers Compensation

The affirmative defense of willful misconduct has seen several dramatic changes in the last few years, with decisions from the Georgia Court of Appeals and now the Georgia Supreme Court. ... Continue Reading

Georgia Courts Address Right Of Removal Under Corporate Venue Statute

June 19, 2017 BY Daniel Cheek | General Liability

One of the first considerations for defense attorneys on receipt of a new lawsuit filed in a Georgia state court is the venue where it is pending and what, if anything, the defense can do about it. ... Continue Reading

The Journal is a publication for the clients of Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP. It is written in a general format and is not intended to be legal advice to any specific circumstance. Legal Opinions may vary when based upon subtle factual differences. All rights reserved. 

Editorial Board:

H. Michael Bagley
(Editor-in-chief)

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