Transportation Articles

Criteria for Defendants to Recover Attorney Fees in Georgia Litigation After SRM Grp., Inc. (2020)

Criteria for Defendants to Recover Attorney Fees in Georgia Litigation After SRM Grp., Inc. (2020) A common question most people have is how to recover fees resulting from a lawsuit. An award of attorney fees and expenses of litigation is not general… Read More
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Categories: Litigation

Protection From Liability Under the Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act

Contributor: Emma Schott, Law Clerk On August 5, 2020, Georgia Governor Kemp signed into effect the Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act. With adoption of the new law, the State of Georgia joined other states, including Kansas, Louisiana, Mi… Read More
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Changes to Georgia Law on Opening Default in Litigation

If you are served with a lawsuit and fail to answer within 45 days, a recent Supreme Court of Georgia Supreme case makes it easier to file a late answer, rather than facing automatic judgment by default without your day in court. The following discus… Read More
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Categories: Litigation

Carmack Amendment Time Limits on Cargo Claims Explained

Confusion abounds concerning the time limitations set forth under the Carmack Amendment for cargo claims. The 9-month and 2-year limits in the federal law are not themselves statutes of limitations. Instead, they represent the minimum claim and lawsu… Read More
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Categories: Cargo Claims