Cases - Motion to Dismiss Ends Claim Against Appraiser

Motion to Dismiss Ends Claim Against Appraiser

Resolution Date
03/24/2013

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Agent’s, Broker’s and Miscellaneous Professional Liability Defense

Description

Billy Newcomb secured pre-discovery dismissal of his appraiser client from a lawsuit in which a bank alleged breach of contract, negligence and fraud arising out of a series of appraisals performed by the appraiser. Billy argued that the court did not have personal jurisdiction over the North Carolina-based appraiser under Georgia’s long-arm statute. The court agreed and granted the appraiser’s motion to dismiss.

Attorneys Involved
William D. Newcomb

CCS Office
Atlanta