Attorney Michael Rust Discusses Recent Success

Recently, Chris Ziegler, Debbie Haan, and I successfully represented our client, the owner of a building in DeKalb County, in a lawsuit brought by a former tenant who claimed that roof leaks had substantially damaged its property and cost it millions of dollars in lost business. At the close of discovery, we filed a motion to dismiss the Plaintiff’s complaint for withholding relevant documents until the very end of discovery and violation of a prior Order from the court. After several hearings, Judge Stacey Hydrick of the State Court of DeKalb County granted our motion and dismissed the Complaint with prejudice. She subsequently also awarded our client attorneys’ fees and expenses in the amount of $37,000.

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