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Where is a Georgia personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit filed?

Posted by John Hadden | Mar 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Clients are sometimes surprised that a lawsuit is required to be filed outside their home county. In fact, subject to a few exceptions, a lawsuit based on a personal injury or wrongful death claim in Georgia is required to be filed in the county of residence of at least one of the defendants in the case, regardless of where the plaintiff lives.

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John Hadden

John D. Hadden is the owner and founder of the Hadden Law Firm. An experienced trial and appellate lawyer, he is author of three respected treatises on Georgia litigation practice: Greens Georgia Law of Evidence, Georgia Law of Torts - Trial Preparation and Practice, and Georgia Magistrate Court...


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