Troutman Sanders LLP: Construction Owner, General Contractor and Subcontractor Held Liable For Sub-Subcontractor Failure to Procure Required Liability Insurance

A recent decision by the Georgia Court of Appeals opens up a new (and potentially troubling) avenue for relief in cases involving personal injury and property damage caused by downstream subcontractors on a construction project. If not overturned, this decision would expose Georgia owners, prime contractors...

Vetstein Law Group: Somerset Woman Drops Dead After Neighbor Cuts Her Trees, Wrongful Death Lawsuit Ensues

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ 69 Year Old Woman Found Dead After Neighbor's Handyman Cuts 30-foot Arborvitaes; Estate Recovers $150,000 Wrongful Death Settlement In a tragic case out of Somerset, Massachusetts reported by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly , a woman's estate has recovered a $150...

Bird in Hand Better than Two in Bush

Angela and Rodney Gilpin were murdered inside an apartment building owned and operated by Dennis and Sandra Prenger (collectively, the “Prengers”). Plaintiffs, survivors of the victims, obtained wrongful death judgments against the Prengers in state court. The state court found that the Prengers...