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Georgia Law – Evidence – The Best Evidence Rule

§ 24-10-1001.  Definitions    As used in this chapter, the term:   (1) “Writing” or “recording” means letters, words, or numbers, or their equivalent, set down by handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, magnetic impulse, or mechanical or electronic recording or other form of data compilation.   (2) “Photograph” includes still photographs, X-ray films, video recordings, and motion pictures.   (3) “Original” means the writing or recording itself or […]

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Georgia Law – Evidence – O.C.G.A. 24-2-201 Judicial Notice

24-2-201.  Judicial notice of adjudicative facts    (a) This Code section governs only judicial notice of adjudicative facts.(b) A judicially noticed fact shall be a fact which is not subject to reasonable dispute in that it is either:   (1) Generally known within the territorial jurisdiction of the court; or   (2) Capable of accurate and ready determination by resort to sources whose accuracy cannot reasonably […]

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Georgia Law – Negligence

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Negligence, a very broad legal concept, is based on the simple principle that people have a right to be left alone, and when a person interferes with that right, when he or she shouldn’t have, the person who’s life has been affected should be entitled to compensation.  Usually, negligence is a factor in most wrongful […]

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Georgia Law, Property Damage, Conversion Specifically

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“Conversion” is a tort for property damage for which the action of “trover” will lie. Conversion is the interference with the dominion  over or ownership of personal property. Conversion is an intentional tort, and would not be a cause of action in a claim for negligent destruction of personal property. To win a claim for […]

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Georgia Law – Personal Injury

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Personal injury claims in Georgia Law are predicated on the principles of negligence, usually, and are a staple of the public policy of libertarianism. A person has a right to be left alone in his business and his life; and, when a party interferes with that right to be left alone and causes an injury, that […]

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