One Atlanta resident has filed over a hundred lawsuits against businesses in Georgia and Florida in the past 10 years. Another has sued 120 different Atlanta-area businesses just since 2015. What do these lawsuits have in common? In each case, the plaintiff suffers from a physical disability and claims that the business has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by preventing the plaintiff access to their establishment. So how does the ADA apply to your business, and what can you do to protect your business against an ADA claim?
Both of our litigators, Mike Reeves and Ben Byrd, have again been recognized as Georgia Super Lawyers for 2019. Their primary area of practice is Business Litigation. Mike has received this recognition many times. This year marks the third time Ben Byrd has been included in the list of Super Lawyers. He was included among […]
We are pleased to announce that Ben Byrd has been named a Partner. Ben focuses his practice on assisting businesses through litigation and regulatory advocacy compliance. As a litigator, Ben represents his clients vigorously and professionally, and he has represented businesses in nearly every forum, from small-claims court all the way to the Georgia Supreme […]
On March 28, 2018, a federal judge in Atlanta excused Fulton County’s insurance company from paying more than $6.5 million. Valuable insurance coverage was lost because the County failed to provide timely notice to its liability insurance company. Insurance policies are contracts between the insurance company and the insured. Those contracts require the insured to […]
“Additional terms and conditions apply” is a phrase we have all heard from a voice-over on a late-night infomercial hawking vegetable juicers or subscriptions to a knife-of-the-month club. But just what are “terms and conditions” and how are they different from a normal contract? How can you make sure that your business’s “terms and conditions” are binding and enforceable? What if you want to change your “terms and conditions” from time to time?