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Piercing the Corporate Veil: How to Ensure Your Business's Debt Does Not Become Your Debt

July 31, 2018 BY Robert Quinn | General

Many business owners in Georgia create legal entities under which they do business. While some business owners choose to create these entities for tax benefits, what seems to be the chief reason business owners incorporate is to avoid personal liability for their business's obligations. However, the mere fact that you created a separate corporation or limited liability company ("LLC") will not always shield your personal assets from a lawsuit against your company. ... Continue Reading

Discoverability/Admissibility Of Evidence Relating To Litigation Finance Companies

February 02, 2015 BY Matthew Jones | General

An increasingly frequent trend in personal injury cases is plaintiffs are having their medical treatment "financed" by third parties. The typical ... Continue Reading

Offers Of Judgment In Tort Cases In Federal Court

November 05, 2014 BY Elizabeth Rose | General

In Wheatley v. Moe's Southwest Grill, LLC, the applicability of offers of judgment under O.C.G.A. ยง 9-11-68 was addressed in the context of ... Continue Reading

Out Of State Employment And Accident - Jurisdiction In Georgia?

June 02, 2014 BY John Blackmon | General

The term "jurisdiction" in a workers' compensation context frequently means whether the claim has been timely filed. However, it can also involve the issue of whether ... Continue Reading

Let's Make A Deal: Bankruptcy, Judicial Estoppel, And The Dangers Of Settlement

May 04, 2013 BY Def Admin | General

Discovering a failure by a plaintiff/debtor to disclose an existing personal injury claim in a federal bankruptcy petition can give rise to a motion for ... 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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