2019 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 12 - Damages
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 51-12-11. Mitigation of damages required; exception

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-12-11 (2019)

When a person is injured by the negligence of another, he must mitigate his damages as far as is practicable by the use of ordinary care and diligence. However, this duty to mitigate does not apply in cases of positive and continuous torts.


Civil Code 1895, § 3802; Civil Code 1910, § 4398; Code 1933, § 105-2014.

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