Requirements of Expert Affidavit of Lawsuit Merit

Statutes in several states require that law suits against design professionals be accompanied by an affidavit of merit by an expert, attesting there is a reasonable probability that the defendant did not exercise the requisite standard of care. The issue to be decided...

Expert Affidavit Required with Complaint

A construction contractor on a design-build wastewater treatment construction project filed suit against the engineering firms that had entered with them into the design-build venture.  A Georgia state statute requires that an expert affidavit be filed with a...

Case against Engineer Dismissed for Lack of Expert Affidavit

Where an insurance carrier brought a subrogation claim against a engineering firm and its subconsultants to recover insurance monies it had paid under its property policy to its insured townhouse owner as a result of damages to a party wall that occurred during...