Swift Currie attorneys have attained significant victories and other achievements on behalf of our clients. Below is a list of representative cases that highlight the depth and breadth of our experience.
Speculative expert opinion excluded as incompetent evidence
An already wheelchair-bound Plaintiff Brady alleged that he was seriously injured and permanently disabled as a result of a misleveling incident in an elevator.
Death On High Seas Act preempts state law regarding liability and damages for shipwreck
Four Vietnamese fishermen took a nineteen-foot open outboard Cobia twenty-seven miles off Savannah’s coast despite a Small Craft Advisory and proceeded to capsize it. Three died. The one non-swimmer survived.
Assault and Battery Exclusion in Liability Policy Barred Coverage for the Claims Arising from Robbery and Shooting Death of the Decedent at Apartment Complex
This case was an appeal of a denial of the insurance company’s Motion for Summary Judgment in the trial court in a declaratory judgment action.
Summary Judgment Affirmed for Homeowners in Dog Bite Case
The Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of summary judgment to the defendant homeowners in a lawsuit seeking compensatory and punitive damages, arising after the defendants’ Cane Corso dog bit the plaintiffs’ 5-year-old daughter.
Five-year rule not tolled by an unsigned consent order of stay, and voluntary involvement in fight bars wrongful death claim
Plaintiffs’ son and his friends were gathered on the steps of a campus building when they learned of a fight nearby with other students. The son and others ran across the street and joined the fight. An unknown male struck the son on the back of the head with a glass bottle. He later died from his injuries.