By Seth Kirby
In 2009, the Georgia Court of Appeals confirmed with resounding clarity that all professional malpractice claims sounding in contract were governed by a four-year statute of limitations. All was right with the world. Professionals and their insurers could rest easy that their exposure to liability for professional negligence would cease four years after a transaction was completed, absent the existence of a continuing duty, given that the time period runs from the date of the alleged error.
By Dana Maine and Ali Sabzevari
A fundamental part of our Takings Clause jurisprudence holds that when the Government physically takes possession of an interest in property for some public purpose, it has a duty to compensate the former owner. There is a multitude of ways in which government actions or regulations may give rise to Takings Clause liability.
The American Tax Relief Act includes many changes that will affect a number of American individuals and businesses.