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Last year, in Casemetrix LLC v. Sherpa Web Studios, Inc., the Georgia Court of Appeals struck down an OCGA § 9-11-68 attorney fee award. The Court made two central points. First, the statute applies “to resolution of tort claims only.” Id. And second, the offer must be unambiguous concerning resolution of tort claims only. …

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Although the Disruptive Lawyer stories to date (and going forward) are all relatively recent, it seems appropriate to tell the story that triggered the Disruptive Lawyer mentality. So, let’s go back to 1996. The year Nebraska was #1 in college football, a new show called 3rd Rock from the Sun debuted, …

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Rahm Emanuel, who was President Obama’s White House Chief of Staff, once said, “Never let a crisis go to waste.” Although impolitic on its face, the statement has a deeper meaning, which is, “There is great opportunity for good even in a crisis.” As you sit quarantined and harassing your …

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Georgia legislators have introduced a bill, HB 1121, that provides for a new, state-level cause of action for sexual harassment against individual co-workers or supervisors and allows for the recovery of lost wages, benefits, compensatory damages, reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs and “other related expenses.” The bill has passed the Tort …