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Firm wins appeal on silicosis case

UPDATE: In September 2014, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled they were not going to review the Court of Appeals' decision.The case will go back to trial as the trial court's summary judgment was overturned. 

Frank Beacham, Lee Carter, Sam Lucas and Hon. Normal Fletcher won their appeal on behalf of a former sandblaster diagnosed with silicosis. 

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Samuel L. Lucas, Appellate Litigation, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation, Products Liability Litigation

Stewart Duggan, Frank Beacham, Sam Lucas, and Lee Carter obtained an important ruling from the Georgia Court of Appeals reversing the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of several defendants and construction contractors.  

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A. Franklin Beacham III, I. Stewart Duggan, Lee B. Carter, Samuel L. Lucas, Business Litigation

Partners Andy Davis, Sam Lucas, and Lee Carter secured an important ruling from the Georgia Court of Appeals on March 6th, which provides parent holding companies significant protection from lawsuits involving subsidiaries that the parent does not control.

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J. Anderson Davis, Lee B. Carter, Samuel L. Lucas, business, Business Litigation

Frank Beacham, Lee Carter, Sam Lucas and Hon. Normal Fletcher won their appeal on behalf of a former sandblaster diagnosed with silicosis. 

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Samuel L. Lucas, Appellate Litigation, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation, Products Liability Litigation

On Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, the Georgia Court of Appeals sent us all a warning:  keep poor copies of notes and guaranties at your own risk.  

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Lee B. Carter, Business Litigation

Brinson Askew Berry's Lee Carter won a summary judgment for a regional bank in Haralson County Superior Court.

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Lee B. Carter, Business Litigation

Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, a longstanding fixture in Northwest Georgia’s legal community, has named David M. Brearley and Lee B. Carter as partners in the firm.

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David M. Brearley, Lee B. Carter, general

The firm represented a biofuel distribution company and its owner in federal court in a multi-million dollar breach of contract and breach of guaranty dispute. Judge Harold Murphy granted summary judgment in favor of the owner holding that the debt he guaranteed had been satisfied. On May 9, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Mark M. J. Webb, Robert M. Brinson, general, Summary Judgement

Norman Fletcher, Bob Brinson, and Lee Carter recently filed an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court of Georgia on behalf of the Georgia Bankers Association in Reliance Trust Co. v. Candler, et al., Supreme Court Case No. S12C1390—a pivotal trust case that challenges the appropriate standard for those trustees that are granted sole or absolute ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Robert M. Brinson, business

On June 3, 2013, the Supreme Court of Georgia ruled unanimously against a challenge to the use of school taxes used by the City of Atlanta to fund redevelopment projects. The decision found that challenges brought by John Sherman of the Fulton County Taxpayers Foundation to halt the spending of the school tax revenue “lack merit.” The case ... read more

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Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Education