Thinking About the Unthinkable: Businesses require estate planning, too

By Eva Fedderly For BiS

Estate planning is not just for older people who have retired. Once a person owns a business, it’s important to create an estate plan; the key is to have a plan in place in the event of incapacity or death so that loved ones and the business are safe.
“As soon […]

Distracted driving can lead to fines, injury, or possibly even death

By: John Harvey, Bouhan Falligant LLC

Risk Management article originally appeared in the Savannah Morning News BiS column

Technological advancements have made it possible to complete work anytime from anywhere, but just because it is possible does not mean it is prudent.
With the ever-increasing speed of communication, you may feel pressured to respond to work requests immediately. […]

11 Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Names Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Partners with Bouhan Falligant were recognized as 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. In addition, Kathy Horne was once again named one of the top 50 women practicing law in Georgia.
The Super Lawyers are: Horne, bankruptcy; Todd Baiad, transportation/maritime, business litigation; Glen Darbyshire, personal injury-products, business litigation; Leamon Holliday III, schools & education; Carlton Joyce, personal […]

Tell your attorney truth, whole truth and nothing but truth

By Ashley Henson, Bouhan Falligant LLC

Risk Management article originally in the Savannah Morning News BiS column
When it comes to the attorney-client relationship, honesty is the best policy.
If you run your company long enough you will likely be involved in litigation at some point. And when that happens, you will want your attorney to provide […]

Robert Brannen Jr. Lauded for Pro Bono Work

Three Savannah attorneys on Thursday were recognized for their efforts to work with low-income Georgians seeking critical legal services.

Recognized by the Savannah Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee were attorneys:

Francesca Rehal, who received the Pro Bono Champion Award for handling the greatest number of cases during the past year. She specializes in family law […]

Luke Bradley Named GenerationNext 2018 Honoree

Winners of the 2018 Generation NEXT awards, which recognize Savannah’s rising stars of business, were honored Thursday evening during a celebration reception at Cohen’s Retreat on Skidaway Road.
The Savannah Morning News, along with Business in Savannah sponsored the event, which honored the community’s up-and-coming under-40 leaders for the eighth year in a row.
The honorees […]

Attorney Andrew Dekle Named Partner at Bouhan Falligant

Bouhan Falligant LLP recently announced that Andrew Dekle has become a partner. Dekle practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation, corporate and employment law, collections, and bankruptcy. He represents individuals, businesses, and government agencies.

Dekle was named a Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Star in 2017 in the area of civil litigation defense and was […]

Prevent Professional Malpractice Lawsuits through Research, Relationships, and Robust Contracts

By Jay Thaw, Bouhan Falligant LLC

Special to Business in Savannah

As a professional you want to provide the best service possible to your clients. But sometimes unforeseen circumstances can expose you to the risk of a malpractice lawsuit.

In an increasingly litigious society, you should be aware of risks and pitfalls associated with your business so […]

Employers Must Safeguard their Employees and Buildings from Active Shooters

By Lucas Bradley, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

In a country where mass shootings are becoming more common, the legal system is holding American employers liable for protecting their employees and buildings.

In the most damaging case this year, hundreds of people have joined multiple lawsuits against the MGM Grand and concert organizer Live Nation […]

Ben Karpf Announces Run for Chatham County Superior Court Judge

Local attorney Benjamin Karpf today announced he will run for Judge of Chatham County Superior Court in 2018.  Karpf, a Savannah native, is a partner with Bouhan Falligant LLP. He will seek to fill the position that will be vacated by his father, current Superior Court Judge Michael Karpf.  Judge Michael Karpf recently announced […]