Cowart v. Schevitz

Cowart v. Schevitz

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. […]

Injured Plaintiff Loses on Summary Judgment

Injured Plaintiff Loses on Summary Judgment

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 […]

Hyatt Cleared to Trial

Hyatt Cleared to Trial

Personal Injury Claim Against Hyatt Regency Cleared for Trial   We are pleased to report the success of a plaintiff in a personal injury case.  Kimberly Fitzpatrick was injured when she fell off a stage in the ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah.  The Chatham County Superior Court granted summary judgment in favor […]