General Liability

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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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In early April, the Eleventh Circuit found that qualified immunity does not shield jail guards from claims of deliberate indifference to serious medical needs of people in custody, after an Alabama man died from internal bleeding after being kept in a jail cell overnight. Conflicting accounts as to whether the …