In a landmark case brought against Georgia by Parks, Chesin & Walbert, a federal judge ruled that the State is discriminating against people who are deaf and developmentally disabled by denying them access to services. Read More
Following a four-day jury trial in Fulton County Superior Court, A. Lee Parks and Larry H. Chesin of Parks, Chesin & Walbert, obtained a jury verdict today in favor of a class of firefighters in the Atlanta Fire and Rescue Department. Read More
What’s your reputation worth? Parks, Chesin & Walbert partner Andrew Coffman represented a client in a slander case against a local doctor in Forsyth County Superior Court. The jury awarded her over $150,000. Read More
Greg Land, Special to the Fulton County Daily Report Following a jury’s award of $110,000 to a woman it said suffered retaliation in response to her employment discrimination suit, a federal judge last month ordered the defendant company to pay almost $250,000 in attorney fees and expenses. The Dec. 19 order by U.S. District Court Judge Amy M. Totenberg rejected defense arguments that because the plaintiff did not prevail on her underlying claims of gender discrimination, she should... Read More
Janet Conley, Fulton County Daily Report Despite “temporary episodes of dementia,” former DeKalb Superior Court Clerk Linda Carter says in an affidavit that she is competent to complete her term in office, and that staff could handle her duties when she is confused. The affidavit accompanies Carter’s bid to use an obscure legal proceeding called a writ of quo warranto to oust the current clerk, Debra DeBerry. Carter alleges that DeBerry tricked her into leaving the post... Read More
GREG LAND, Fulton County Daily Report A FULTON COUNTY judge last week halted scheduled promotions of Atlanta firefighters to the rank of lieutenant, ruling that the 41 positions may be filled only on a temporary basis while a class action asserting possible cheating on an April test moves forward. On Aug. 4, one day before the promotions were to go into effect, Superior Court Judge Melvin K. Westmoreland signed an injunction halting any permanent promotions at the request of nearly 100... Read More
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