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Recent Georgia Supreme Court Order Foreshadows Changes to Premises Liability Rules in Georgia
10/05/2023The Georgia Supreme Court appears poised to review the frequently used "Plain View Doctrine," a longstanding principle of premises laibility law in Georgia.
The Landmark Negligent Security Opinion from the Georgia Supreme Court, Part II; "Reasonable Forseeability"
08/03/2023As previously discussed, the Georgia Supreme Court's recent opinion in Ga. CVS Pharmacy, LLC v. Carmichael, Nos. S22G0527, S22G0617, S22G0618, 2023 Ga. LEXIS 141 (June 29, 2023) explored several issues relevant to negligent security cases. This post, our second one discussing the case, will address the most noteworthy aspect of the opinion — the Court’s lengthy analysis of the test for determining the “reasonable foreseeability” of a criminal act.
How the Recent Landmark Opinion from the Georgia Supreme Court Could Impact Negligent Security Cases in Unexpected Ways
7/7/2023The Georgia Supreme Court's recent opinion in Ga. CVS Pharmacy, LLC v. Carmichael, Nos. S22G0527, S22G0617, S22G0618, 2023 Ga. LEXIS 141 (June 29, 2023) is likely to have a long lasting and profound impact on negligent security cases going forward. Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring some of the ways that this lengthy opinion changes and clarifies this area of law.