On June 13, 2016 Partner David Rutherford and New York Associate Lauren Bryant obtained a defense verdict after a week long trial in federal court in White Plains, New York. The plaintiff, a nine year old boy, alleged that he had been sexually abused on repeated occasions at a daycare center. Plaintiff’s counsel requested […]
Rutherford & Christie, LLP is pleased to announce that Carrie L. Christie has been invited to join the prestigious Council on Litigation Management (CLM). The Council is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals […]
Rutherford & Christie was selected as a new member of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) on September 16, 2010. Founded in 2001, NAMWOLF is a non-profit trade association comprised of AV-rated minority and women-owned law firms across the nation that are engaged in representing major corporate clients.
Many corporations […]
Carrie L. Christie Published in The Georgia Contractor: “Are You Owed Coverage by Your Insurer if it Undertakes Your Defense but Later Disclaims Coverage?”
Carrie L. Christie was published in the July/August 2010 edition of The Georgia Contractor magazine. The article, “Are You Owed Coverage by Your Insurer if it Undertakes Your Defense but Later Disclaims Coverage?” explores the consequences of an improperly issued reservation of rights. Click here to read the full text.
The Georgia Contractor is published […]
Rutherford & Christie has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Georgia” by DiversityBusiness.com. Over 650,000 privately held businesses in the United States had the opportunity to participate in DiversityBusiness.com’s annual business survey. The awards are based on gross revenue and the firm’s business profile.
“As one of only a […]
Carrie L. Christie, a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), was featured in the September 30, 2009 edition of DRI’s The Voice. As part of its coverage of defense wins nationwide, DRI focused on Ms. Christie’s victory earlier this year at the Supreme Court of Georgia.
In a 4-3 decision, the court upheld the […]
R & C obtains victory for airlines in cases involving allergic passenger’s claim of psychological injury due to snacks served on an airplane
Recently, in a case acquiring national media attention, Rutherford & Christie attorneys David Rutherford and Jeremy Spiegel obtained a dismissal of plaintiff’s Complaint in its entirety where is was claimed that plaintiff, who has a life threatening allergy to peanuts and warned the airline of said allergy, was psychologically injured after it was observed […]
Carrie L. Christie was published in the September/October 2009 edition of Commercial Building Savvy magazine. The article, like similar ones that have appeared in industry publications explains how the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision in early 2009 will impact contractors. Click here to read the complete article, “Supreme Court Upholds Doctrine Favorably Impacting Contractors’ Liability.”
On September 2, 2009, Rutherford & Christie attorney Michael Becker, obtained summary judgment in State Supreme Court, Suffolk County before Judge Mayer in favor of all defendants including The Nutty Irishman, a Bar/Restaurant in Bay Shore Long Island.
In this case, the plaintiff allegedly slipped and fell in the dance floor area and suffered a […]
Carrie L. Christie Published in The Georgia Contractor: “Legislature Overhauls Transportation Oversight”
Carrie L. Christie was published in the July/August 2009 edition of The Georgia Contractor magazine. The article, “Legislature Overhauls Transportation Oversight: Strips DOT Power; Fails to Pass Funding Measure,” recounts the tumultuous session of the 2009 General Assembly that sought to deal with Georgia’s transportation woes. Click here to read the full text.
Ms. Christie’s […]