2021 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 12 - Damages

Cross references.

- Persons who may be parties to actions for tort, § 9-2-21.


Abolition of collateral source rule applies prospectively only. Powell v. Stephens, 258 Ga. 149, 368 S.E.2d 518 (1988).

Cited in Padilla v. Spectorman, 159 Ga. App. 12, 282 S.E.2d 659 (1981).


Tactics and Strategy of Pleading, 3 Am. Jur. Trials 681.

Trial Brief, 5 Am. Jur. Trials 89.

Showing Pain and Suffering, 5 Am. Jur. Trials 921.

Presenting Plaintiff's Medical Proof - Common Injuries and Conditions, 6 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Minimizing Personal Injury Damages, 6 Am. Jur. Trials 501.

Predicting Personal Injury Verdicts and Damages, 6 Am. Jur. Trials 963.

Special Verdicts, 6 Am. Jur. Trials 1043.

Determining the Medical and Emotional Bases for Damages, 23 Am. Jur. Trials 479.

Trial Court Restrictions on Evidence of Defendant's Wealth, 30 Am. Jur. Trials 711.

Defense Use of Economist, 31 Am. Jur. Trials 287.

Cost Recovery Litigation: Abatement of Asbestos Contamination, 40 Am. Jur. Trials 317.

Punitive Damages in Products Liability Litigation, 54 Am. Jur. Trials 443.

Presentation and Proof of Damages in Personal Injury Litigation, 59 Am. Jur. Trials 395.

Obtaining Damages in Federal Court for State and Local Police Misconduct, 62 Am. Jur. Trials 547.

U.S. EPA Action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund), 68 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Sexual Harassment Damages and Remedies, 73 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Diet Pill Litigation: The Fen-Phen Debacle, 73 Am. Jur. Trials 485.

Handling a Grade Crossing Collision for Locomotive Occupants, 74 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Diagnostic Radiology Malpractice Litigation, 75 Am. Jur. Trials 55.

Snack Food Product Liability, 76 Am. Jur. Trials 341.

Using Taxation of Costs to Collect Some Litigation Expenses and Maximize Client Recovery, 84 Am. Jur. Trials 367.

Residential Mold as a Toxic Tort Under Homeowner's Policy, 85 Am. Jur. Trials 41.

Podiatry Malpractice Litigation, 85 Am. Jur. Trials 189.

Landlord's Recovery of Rent After Abandonment or Surrender of Leased Premises, 86 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Periodontal Malpractice, 89 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Traumatic Brain Injuries, 90 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Hair Transplant Malpractice Litigation, 90 Am. Jur. Trials 99.

Damages Provision Affecting Remedies for Purchaser's Default on Real Estate Contract, 91 Am. Jur. Trials 333.

Litigating Toxic Mold Cases, 92 Am. Jur. Trials 113.

Defending the Workers' Compensation Claim in the Trucking Industry, 99 Am. Jur. Trials 1.

Oncology Malpractice Litigation, 100 Am. Jur. Trials 1.


- Propriety of taking income tax into consideration in fixing damages in personal injury or death action, 16 A.L.R.4th 589.

Excessiveness or adequacy of damages awarded for injuries causing particular diseases or conditions, 16 A.L.R.4th 736.

Excessiveness or adequacy of damages awarded for injuries to, or conditions induced in, sensory or speech organs and systems, 16 A.L.R.4th 1127.

Insurer's tort liability for consequential or punitive damages for wrongful failure or refusal to defend insured, 20 A.L.R.4th 23.

Legal malpractice: defendant's right to contribution or indemnity from original tortfeasor, 20 A.L.R.4th 338.

Effect of anticipated inflation on damages for future losses - modern cases, 21 A.L.R.4th 21.

Liability of religious association for damages for intentionally tortious conduct in recruitment, indoctrination, or related activity, 40 A.L.R.4th 1062.

Tort liability for infliction of venereal disease, 40 A.L.R.4th 1089.

Future disease or condition, or anxiety relating thereto, as element of recovery, 50 A.L.R.4th 13.

Tree or limb falls onto adjoining private property: personal injury and property damage liability, 54 A.L.R.4th 530.

Newspaper's liability to reader-investor for negligent but nondefamatory misstatement of financial news, 56 A.L.R.4th 1162.

Business interruption, without physical damage, as actionable, 65 A.L.R.4th 1126.

Consequential loss of profits from injury to property as element of damages in products liability, 89 A.L.R.4th 11.

Collateral source rule: admissibility of evidence of availability to plaintiff of free public special education on issue of amount of damages recoverable from defendant, 41 A.L.R.5th 771.

Products Liability: Necessity and Admissibility of Expert or Opinion Evidence as to Causation of Injury to Users of Asbestos and Tobacco Products, 50 A.L.R.7th 3.

Excessiveness or adequacy of compensatory damages for personal injury to or death of seaman in actions under Jones Act (46 USCS Appx § 688) or doctrine of unseaworthiness - modern cases, 96 A.L.R. Fed. 541.

Excessiveness or adequacy of awards of damages for personal injury or death in actions under Federal Employers' Liability Act (45 USCS § 51 et seq.) - modern cases, 97 A.L.R. Fed. 189.

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