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Month: June 2016

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What Is Negligent Security?

Under Georgia law, the owners of hotels, apartments, shopping centers and other commercial properties can in some cases be held responsible for injuries caused by criminal acts on the premises.If the risk of being assaulted on the property was foreseeable, and the...

Premises liability coverage at airports

A person or company that leases a hangar or tie-down space at an airport is generally required to have liability insurance. This will cover injuries resulting from the negligence of a tenant. However, in some cases, a lease agreement may include clauses that put the...

Building hazards and premises liability

A person who is injured while on premises owned by another person or entity might be entitled to compensation. However, it must be established that the property owner either did nothing to abate a dangerous situation or didn't take reasonable action in an effort to...

Disney reportedly knew about alligator problems

Georgia residents may have heard about about the death of a 2-year-old child that was pulled into the water by an alligator at a Disney Word Resort. According to reports, Disney knew of the problem as numerous employees had expressed concerns about guests getting...

Liability issues for social hosts

Although Georgia does not have social host liability laws, the concept may make sense as one considers what happens after an individual leaves an event at which alcohol has been furnished. It might seem reasonable to expect an adult to regulate their own intake of...

When people are hurt by restaurant or bar patrons

It is unfortunate that some people are injured by drunk drivers leaving bars and restaurants in Georgia, and others are injured when they are assaulted by other patrons or workers while they are visiting the establishments. Under the law, the owners of restaurants and...

Requirements for filing a negligence case

Georgia residents who are injured while on another person's property will generally need to provide proof that the injuries were caused by negligence in order for the owner of the property to be held liable. In order to prove negligence, there are certain requirements...

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