Storm Water Run-Off Case Raises Several Issues of Procedure and Tort Law

A recent case involving storm water run-off from a residential construction development raises several issues of Georgia litigation procedure and the law of torts.  It also discusses the important interplay of federal and state laws in the context of storm …

Diminution in Value and Repair Costs Awardable in Water Run-Off Claim

Like some construction claims, water run-off claims can involve many types of damages, which may be caused by many different parties.  In a July 2012 water run-off case, a homeowner was allowed to recover damages for both diminution in value …