The concepts of “duty” and “foreseeability” figure prominently in any discussion of “take-home” toxic tort exposure claims.
On September 12, 2011, the Supreme Court of Georgia approved UPL Advisory Opinion No. 2010-1 ("Advisory Opinion"), which was issued by the State Bar of Georgia's Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law ("Standing Committee").
If eventually passed, proposed Georgia House Bill 173 will dramatically alter Georgia restrictive covenant law as we now know it.
In Atlanta Bread Company International, Inc., v. Lupton-Smith, 285 Ga. 587 (Ga. 2009), the Georgia Supreme Court held that covenants restricting a franchisee’s business activities during the life of the franchise agreement (“in-term” restrictive covenants) are unenforceable if not reasonably limited in time, territorial region, and scope.