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Premises Liability


Premises Liability In Georgia

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

In Georgia, individuals can be held financially responsible for the injuries that occur on their property under a legal theory known as premises liability. This means that if you were hurt on someone else’s property, the business or person who owns that property could be required to compensate you for your injury-related medical bills,… Read More »

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Why You Need To Specify An Amount Of Damages When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Georgia Municipality

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Contrary to the old saying, “You can’t fight city hall,” you actually can sue a municipality in Georgia for negligence. More precisely, if you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of a city or one of its employees, you can seek to recover damages under the Georgia Tort Claims Act… Read More »

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Is A Georgia Landlord Liable For A Tenant’s Slip-And-Fall Accident?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

If you slip and fall on someone else’s property, the owner of that property may be legally liable for your injuries. Under Georgia law, however, the owner is only liable when two conditions are met. First, the owner must have had actual or constructive knowledge of the hazard that caused your fall. Second, despite… Read More »

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When Is A Store Owner Responsible For A Customer’s Injuries?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Is a business owner always legally responsible when a customer is injured on the premises? No. Georgia law only imposes a “duty to exercise ordinary care” to keep a property reasonably safe for invited guests. Put another way, a store owner is not legally required to absolutely guarantee the safety of its patrons. But… Read More »

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