Professional Liability

Defense of physicians, nurses, attorneys, and other professionals, regarding malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty.

Carrie L. Christie’s Supreme Court Victory Featured in DRI’s The Voice

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 […]

Carrie L. Christie Published in Commercial Building Savvy

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.”

Commercial […]

October 22nd, 2009|Construction / Construction Defect, Firm News, Professional Liability|

Carrie L. Christie Published in The Georgia Contractor: “Supreme Court Upholds Doctrine Impacting Contractors’ Liability”

Carrie L. Christie was published in the March/April 2009 edition of The Georgia Contractor magazine. The article, “Supreme Court Upholds Doctrine Impacting Contractors’ Liability,” explains the effects of the high court’s decision on contractors in Georgia. Click here to read the complete article.

As Ms. Christie recommends in her article, “Attorneys should advise their contractor […]

April 22nd, 2009|Construction / Construction Defect, Firm News, Professional Liability|

Georgia Supreme Court Affirms Decision in Favor of R&C Client

On February 9, 2009, the Supreme Court of Georgia handed Rutherford & Christie partner Carrie L. Christie a victory by affirming the lower courts’ decision in favor of the firm’s client, Oxford Construction, in a negligent construction case (Bragg et. al. v. Oxford Construction Company).

Ken and Francesca Bragg sued Oxford Construction after Mrs. Bragg […]

February 22nd, 2009|Construction / Construction Defect, Firm News, Professional Liability|