Premise Liability

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Princenthal & May Secures $2.75 Million Judgment for Client

02/17/2017 | Tags: ,

On Monday, February 13, 2017, Partner Matthew T. Wilson obtained a $2.75 million judgment before Fulton County State Court Judge Patsy Porter, for our injured client! Matthew, as he always does, worked hard for our client, who was lawfully crossing the street in a crosswalk when she was struck by a vehicle. Great job, Matthew!…

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Ct. of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment

All too often the Georgia Court of Appeals becomes actively involved to deprive plaintiffs of pursuing their claims in court.  The opposite is true in this case.  The Court of Appeals reversed a motion for summary judgment granted in favor of the defendant in Stephens v. Kmart Corporation, No. A15A2211, Ga. App. March 22, 2016….

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HIRING AN EXPERIENCED TRIAL ATTORNEY IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR CASE

If you have a claim for personal injuries, hiring an experienced trial attorney can be very important.  It can only increase your likelihood of obtaining a favorable recovery. In one case,  Mildred Anne Holloway went to a Kroger supermarket on February 5, 2010, which was a rainy day.  As she reached for a shopping cart…

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Court of Appeals Finds Landlord Not At Fault In Slip & Fall Case

Once again the Georgia Court of Appeals rules against an injured person.  In Cowart v. Schevitz, No. A15A2036 (Ga. App., Feb. 15, 2016), Plaintiff Ada Schevitz slipped and fell, injuring herself.  She later filed suit against the landlord of the premises, Joseph Cowart. Defendant Cowart owned commercial property that he leased to operators of a restaurant. …

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Injured Plaintiff Loses Premise Liability Claim on Summary Judgment

Esposito v. Pharr Court Associates, L.P., 334 Ga. App. 434, 779 S.E.2d 675 (2015) is a premises liability case in which the Georgia courts prevented an injured plaintiff from presenting her case to a jury.  On July 25, 2011, Barbara Esposito slipped and fell, injuring herself inside the premises of a nursing home operated by…

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