City Potentially Liable for Cost Overrun on Not-to-Exceed Public Works Contract

On a public works construction project, a contractor incurred additional costs and asserted a claim against the city.  The city denied the claim because the contract had a not-to-exceed price, and the city council and mayor did not approve contract

Georgia Supreme Court Addresses Presentment Requirement for Outside County Attorneys

Yesterday the Georgia Supreme Court just addressed the presentment requirement — the 12-month deadline to present a claim to a county.  The Georgia Court of Appeals had previously ruled that presentment of a claim to an county’s outside attorney is …