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Apartment Owners Cleared of 99% of Fault in Tenant's Shooting, Dodge Bulk of $4M Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Feb 2, 2018 9:24:29 AM

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Decatur, GA—Jurors Wednesday found a North Georgia apartment's owners and managers only one percent responsible for the shooting death of one of its tenants, insulating the complex from the vast majority of the seven-figure award it calculated. Alexis v. Riverstone LLC, 14A55296E5.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, Alexis v. Riverstone Residential, LLCet al.

Apartment Owners Ignored Warnings of Rampant Crime, Atty Says as Trial Begins Over Tenant's Shooting Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jan 24, 2018 10:02:15 PM

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Decatur, GA—A Georgia man was killed at his apartment complex because the property’s owners ignored the grim findings of a report detailing the area’s crime, an attorney for the man’s family told jurors as trial opened against the owners and complex managers Monday. Alexis v. Riverstone Residential, et al., 14A55296E5.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, Pierre v. Riverstone Residential SE LLC

$500K Verdict Hits Homeowner for House Guest Injured in Deck Collapse

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 13, 2017 8:11:04 AM

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Decatur, GA—Jurors Wednesday awarded $500,000 to a woman who shattered her leg in a house deck collapse, after they found the home’s owner largely responsible for the crash and cleared the property manager of responsibility. Conover v. Three Options Realty, 16A59190.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, Conover v. Martin and 3 Options Realty

$3.5M Verdict Blasts Nightclub at Trial Over Shooting That Injured 2 Patrons

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 29, 2017 11:59:21 PM

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Decatur, GA—Jurors awarded a total of $3.5 million earlier this month to a pair of Georgia women shot outside a Stone Mountain-area nightclub.Canaday v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A47164-3, Johnson v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A-47165-3.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, Canaday v. Jay's Place

FL Jury Awards $1.1M for Student's Back-Breaking Fall From Rental Home's Deck

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 21, 2017 10:25:20 AM

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Jacksonville, FL—Jurors Tuesday found a North Florida landlord largely responsible for the broken back a college student suffered in a fall from a rental home’s deck, and awarded more than $1.1 million for her injuries.Fournier v. Derazi, 2013CA010759. 

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Topics: Premises Liability, Florida, Fournier v. Derazi