Important: Shipment Insert
REVISED VOLUMES 13, 14, and 15
Enclosed are revised Volumes 13, 14, and 15 for Georgia Jurisprudence. These revised volumes replace the existing Volumes 13, 14, and 15, published in 1995, and their pocket parts.
These volumes cover recent Georgia caselaw and statutes concerning Torts and Personal Injury, including such topics as Fraud, Nuisance, Alcohol Liability, Professional Malpractice, and Products Liability. Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions is pleased that James S. Strawinski, of Strawinski & Goldberg, L.L.P. has written the revised topic Aviation Accidents, and that Michael J. Warshauer, of Warshauer Thomas Thornton & Rogers, P.C. has written the revised topic Railroads for this volume.
Throughout these three volumes are references to such authoritative Georgia treatises as Georgia Law of Torts, Georgia Wrongful Death Actions, Punitive Damages in Georgia, and Georgia Products Liability, as well as national treatises, such as American Law of Products Liability, 3d and Modern Tort Law, Liability and Litigation. References to Brown's Georgia Pleading, Practice and Legal Forms are also included.
REMOVE and RECYCLE the existing Volumes 13, 14, and 15, copyright 1995, and their pocket parts.
PLACE the new Volumes 13, 14, and 15 on the shelf after the existing Volume 12 of Georgia Jurisprudence.
- Prejudgment interest on unliquidated damages will be at an annual rate equal to the prime rate as published by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as published in statistical release H. 15 or any publication that may supersede it, on the 30th day following the date of the mailing of the last written notice plus three percent, and begins to run from the 30th day following the date of the mailing or delivering of the written notice until the date of judgment. This applies to all civil actions filed on or after July 1, 2003. See Damages §11:42.
- In Georgia, for negligence purposes, an action undertaken for the benefit of another, even gratuitously, must be performed in accordance with the obligation to exercise reasonable care. The Georgia courts have specifically adopted the Good Samaritan doctrine stated in the Restatement Second, Torts §324A. See Negligence §21:9.