Georgia Code

Improper Exclusion of Evidence Allows Injured Plaintiff to Get New Trial

An injured plaintiff got a break from the Georgia Court of Appeals in Robles v. Yugueros, 779 S.E.2d 139 (Ga. App. 2015).  The trial court had ruled that certain very important evidence favorable to Plaintiff could not be presented at trial.  The jury returned its verdict against Plaintiff and in favor of Defendants. The Court…

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BEWARE OF STATE: DON’T LET YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE BE BARRED

Claims against the state for personal injuries are more difficult to pursue than claims against a private individual or business.  Georgia has created a maze of procedures and barriers that apply only to claims against the government, but not to claims against any other person or entity. This is based on a legal doctrine called…

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