Posts in Personal Injury Defense
Court of Appeals Allows a Vague "Demand Letter" to Get Past Summary Judgment in an Insured's Claim for Negligent or Bad Faith Refusal to Settle

The result of this case underscores the extreme caution and diligence a liability insurance carrier must exercise in reviewing any communications whatsoever from Plaintiff’s attorneys.

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No Summary Judgment When Defendant Can be Construed to Have "Set The Stage" for The Injury

The take-away: property owners should be aware that even when there is evidence of plaintiff’s own negligence, such as deviation from a prescribed path, defendants may still need to prove that they did not set the stage, i.e., in some way entice the guest to the hazard.

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Georgia Supreme Court Sides with State on Amount of Loss Requirement for Pre-Suit Notices

In the 6-1 decision penned by Justice Carol Hunstein earlier this month, the High Court found that Myers could have provided the amount of her medical expenses known at the time of her ante-litem notice and simply stated that she was still undergoing treatment.

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