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Solar Farm Trial Victors Aim To Close Exits For $135M Liability
Law360 (May 3, 2023, 7:33 PM EDT) — A Georgia couple who won $135.5 million at trial against the owner and developers of a neighboring solar farm powering a Facebook data center have asked a Georgia federal judge to prevent the companies from trying to derail the judgment by entering liability findings against them. Shaun and Amie Harris and their company H&L Farms LLC said in a notice Tuesday that Tennessee-based Lumpkin Solar Farm owner Silicon Ranch Corp. should be liable for contractor Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. and its subsidiary IEA Constructors LLC after a jury blamed the companies… read moreREAD MORE
Stewart County Couple Awarded Over $135 Million by Federal Jury
When people come to Georgia to do business, they have to follow the law and respect our citizens. Silicon Ranch Corporation (SRC) and its contractor Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (IEA) thought they could get away with spreading lies and despoiling natural resources in Stewart County. Now they’re going to pay for what they did. On April 28th, a U.S. District Court jury awarded lifetime Stewart County residents Shaun and Amie Harris $135.5 million for damage done to their property by the Tennessee solar company, its contractor, and the contractor’s subsidiary, IEA Constructors.READ MORE
Can You Sue for Paralysis in Atlanta?
There are times when individuals sustain severe injuries that lead to various levels of paralysis. In the event these injuries are caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity, the injury victim may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit in order to recover compensation for their losses. Here, we want to examine what it means for a paralysis case to become a viable Atlanta personal injury claim against another party. How Did The Injury Occur? Paralysis can occur in a variety of ways. Some of the most common causes of paralysis include spinal cord… read moreREAD MORE
What to Do if You Have Nerve Damage from a Dog Bite
Dog bites often lead to significant injuries. This can include major lacerations, blood loss, infections, and even nerve damage. If you sustain any type of nerve damage caused by a dog bite injury, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, it is crucial to speak to a skilled dog bite injury lawyer in Georgia who can examine the facts of your case before the insurance carrier or at-fault dog owner offers a settlement. It could take some time after the injury to understand whether or not there has been any significant nerve damage. Symptoms of Nerve… read moreREAD MORE
Is Bicycle Insurance Worth It in Georgia?
Individuals have various options when it comes to bicycle insurance. In some cases, it may be possible to add bicycle insurance through their homeowners’ or renter’s insurance policy. However, it is also possible to purchase bicycle insurance separately from other insurance policies you may have. Here, we want to discuss purchasing bicycle insurance so you are better informed as you move forward with your research. Is Bike Insurance Required in Georgia? Most people are aware that they are required to carry insurance when they operate a vehicle or a motorcycle in the state of Georgia. However, these same insurance requirements… read moreREAD MORE
Do You Need a License to Drive a Motorized Scooter in Georgia?
If you want to operate a motorized scooter in Georgia, you need to understand the laws that apply to these particular vehicles. For mopeds and motorized scooter operators, the state of Georgia has various requirements that we should delve into in order to ensure you remain legal on state roadways. The License Needed for a Motorized Scooter There are various types of scooters that operate on the roadways throughout Georgia. This includes mopeds, scooters with an engine of 50cc or more, electric scooters, and E-bikes. Each of these different vehicles has various requirements concerning licensing and where they can be… read moreREAD MORE
If I Wasn’t Wearing A Helmet, Can I Still Be Compensated If I Crash My Motorcycle?
The state of Georgia mandates that all motorcyclists wear helmets when they operate their vehicles. There is undeniable evidence showing that helmets save lives and prevent serious head and face injuries, but what if you were not wearing a helmet? Can you still recover compensation if you sustain an injury caused by the negligent actions of another driver on the roadway? Here, we want to examine compensation issues for individuals who were not wearing helmets when the incident occurred. Not Wearing a Helmet Could Affect Compensation Motorcyclists are required to wear a motorcycle helmet in Georgia. However, even if an… read moreREAD MORE
Is it Illegal to Drive in Flip Flops?
Driving a vehicle with flip flops on, or even barefoot, is somewhat of a rite of passage and a normal occurrence throughout the state of Georgia. But, is it actually legal to operate a vehicle while wearing flip flops? Before you hop into your vehicle to cruise around Georgia, we want you to know that the state law does not prohibit you from wearing flip flops when driving. Nor does it prevent you from operating a vehicle while barefoot. However, there are some safety concerns you should be aware of. Driving With Flip Flops – Not Illegal It is not… read moreREAD MORE
Should I Apologize After a Car Accident?
Everyone reacts differently to a vehicle accident and during the immediate aftermath of the incident. Crashes are scary, and individuals who typically react calmly and measured may be nervous. The nervousness and adrenaline could lead to individuals simply needing to talk to others at the scene, but the discussions must be measured and limited. Under no circumstances should you apologize after a vehicle accident, even if you are sure you caused the crash. Here, we want to discuss why apologizing after a crash can be devastating to any claim you may have. Apologizing – The Vehicle Accident Faux Pas “I… read moreREAD MORE
Who Pays in a Three-Car Accident?
In many cases, accidents involve only two vehicles, but that is not always how these incidents play out. There are times when a crash can involve three vehicles, and this can complicate the process of recovering compensation. Specifically, determining liability becomes more challenging when another vehicle is added to the equation. Here, we want to discuss who could be on the line to pay compensation after an accident involving three vehicles. Determining Liability in a Three-Car Accident Determining liability after a three-car collision in the state of Georgia can be challenging, but it is a crucial step in the process… read moreREAD MORE
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