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Economic Loss Rule

Court Provides Guidance on Economic Loss Rule and Indemnification Provisions

In City of Atlanta v. Benator, 310 Ga. App. 597 (2011), the Georgia Court of Appeals provides guidance regarding the application of the economic loss rule in the construction context and the interpretation of indemnification provisions in construction contracts.

In Benator, City of Atlanta residents filed putative class action suits against the City and its contractors alleging that they were overcharged for water consumption after the City’s contractors installed new automatic meter reading technology. Read More »Court Provides Guidance on Economic Loss Rule and Indemnification Provisions