Posts made in February, 2014

Think you’re protected by Georgia’s Equine Liability Law? You may not be!

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in News | 0 comments

By Christopher C. Chapman, Attorney at Law, www.smithwelchlaw.com, and GHC President   Georgia has an Equine Liability statute that offers liability protection relating to equines and equine-related activity, but it is not an absolute shield to liability involving equines. On the subject of equine liability, most horse owners are aware of the requirement to post a sign with the warning that, “Under Georgia law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for an injury to or a death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risk of equine activities, pursuant to Chapter 12, Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia...

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