2006 Georgia Code - 10-1-70210-1-702. (a) When a contract between a principal and a sales representative is terminated, the principal shall within 30 days after the termination of the contract pay all commissions due to the sales representative. (b) A principal who fails to make timely payment of commissions as required by subsection (a) of this Code section shall be liable to the sales representative in a civil action for: (1) All amounts due to the sales representative according to the terms of the contract; (2) Exemplary damages in an amount not to exceed double the amount not timely paid as required by subsection (a) of this Code section; and (3) Reasonable attorney´s fees actually and reasonably incurred by the sales representative in the action. (c) A person who brings an action under this Code section shall, if the court determines that the action is frivolous, be liable to the defendant for attorney´s fees actually and reasonably incurred by the defendant in defending against such action.
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