Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Case in the Superior Court of Laurens County
Dave Root obtained summary judgment in his clients’ favor in a wrongful death case in the Superior Court of Laurens County. The Plaintiff was the son of the deceased, who was killed on the job when a tree fell on him. The deceased worked for the Defendants as a tree remover. The Plaintiff alleged that the Defendants failed to exercise ordinary care and other allegations of negligence. Dave Root successfully argued that the Workers Compensation Act (O.C.G.A. 34-9-11) barred Plaintiff from recovering against their clients. The judge granted the Defendants’ motion and the case was dismissed.
For informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in future cases.