In 2015, Hall County (Georgia) brought legal action against Selective Insurance Company of America, Inc., the surety company for contractor Ruby Forrest. Hall County had… Read More »Georgia appellate court supports county claim against surety company’s failure to pay
In a recent Georgia Court of Appeals case, the Court was tasked with determining whether the City of Atlanta’s compliance with the Georgia Payment Bond… Read More »Subcontractor’s Claim against City Barred by City’s Compliance with Georgia Payment Bond Statute
Local Government’s Claims on Developer Bonds Dismissed for Failure to Pursue Administrative Remedies
The Georgia Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a county’s claim on developer bonds based on its failure to exhaust administrative remedies. Specifically, because the bank was under FDIC receivership, the County was required to pursue administrative remedies under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989.
When a cleaning contractor failed to pay its employees for cleaning services at a university, its employees sued the Board of Regents (BOR), asserting various… Read More »Public Owner Not Liable for Forged Non-Statutory Bond