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Supreme Court of Georgia Oral Arguments

February 19, 2019 BY Def Admin | Appellate

Steve Miller, serving as counsel for Milliken & Company, urge the high court to reverse the Court of Appeals decision, arguing that it "overrides the plain language of Georgia's antiindemnity statute," Georgia Code ยง 13-8-2 (b). That statute prohibits only indemnity agreements "1) where the injury is caused by or resulting from the 'sole negligence' of the indemnitee," which in this case would be Milliken, and "2) that relate to the construction, alteration, repair, or maintenance of a building structure, appurtenance, or appliance." ... Continue Reading

What You Say Could Be "At Issue" - Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Bad Faith Cases

December 04, 2017 BY Sarah Dumbacher | Appellate

Not every communication that falls within the scope of the attorney-client privilege is entitled to protection. ... Continue Reading

The WC-104: Strict Compliance Is Key

September 03, 2015 BY Thomas Cauthen | Appellate

The WC-104 is a favored tool of employers and insurers that is utilized in order to reduce the indemnity exposure in a claim and as a bargaining chip to induce settlement. ... Continue Reading

Workers' Compensation Liability Arising Out Of Recreational Or Social Events: Its All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets Hurt

August 05, 2015 BY Lauren Julian | Appellate

As the weather warms up and everyone gravitates towards spending more time outdoors, Employer's often host or sponsor recreational or social events for their employees. ... Continue Reading

No Notice of Potential Litigation, No Possible Spoliation

November 02, 2013 BY Def Admin | Appellate

Spoliation "is the destruction or the significant and meaningful alteration of evidence," so that the evidence is no longer available to a party in pending or future litigation. ... Continue Reading

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