New Residential Roofing Law Impacts Roofing Contracts and Marketing

After many of the recent storms crossing Georgia, residential roofing contractors became increasingly involved with assisting homeowners in procuring the necessary repairs to storm-damaged roofs.  Contractors negotiated with insurance companies, provided documentation to insurance companies, and ultimately performed the necessary …

AHC Attorneys Speak at the World Energy Engineering Congress

AHC attorneys David R. Cook and Roland F. Hall will speak at the 34th annual World Energy Engineering Congress in Chicago.  They will discuss the development of small power projects such as renewable energy developments.  They have also been asked …

Professional vs. Ordinary Negligence Claims Against Contractors and Engineers

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently addressed the distinction between professional negligence vis‑à‑vis simple negligence.  This distinction was particularly important in Hamilton-King v. HNTB Georgia, Inc., 2011 WL 2716073 (2011) because the trial court previously excluded Plaintiffs’ expert testimony, …