Georgia’s Supreme Court Re-Affirms The Acceptance Doctrine

Thomaston Acquisition, LLC v. Piedmont Construction Group, Inc., No. S19Q0249, 2019 BL 202176 (Ga. June 03, 2019)

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Ryan R. Deroo

 

The acceptance doctrine represents the principle that an independent contractor is not liable for damages occurring after the contractor has completed its work and the work is turned over to and accepted by the owner, provided that the defect was readily observable on reasonable inspection and was not inherently dangerous. Continue reading “Georgia’s Supreme Court Re-Affirms The Acceptance Doctrine”