Apportionment – Liability Based on Fault, Not Pocket Size
By Will Tate Apportionment of damages is the distribution of a percentage of the judgment, as determined by a jury, to each party responsible for the injury to the plaintiff. See O.C.G.A. § 51-12-33. The party receiving the allocated damages is then individually responsible for paying his or her portion of the judgment.
The Aftermath of the FCC’s Declaratory TCA Ruling
By Dana Maine If you have reason to care, you already know by now about the “shot clock” ruling from the Federal Communications Commission from November 2009 (2009 WL 3868811). Enough time has passed to be able to comment about the next chapter in this saga. Briefly, the “shot clock” portion of the declaratory ruling…