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August 28, 2019

Employee Manuals and Mandatory Arbitration

Employee Manuals and Mandatory Arbitration[1] Recent court and administrative decisions require consideration of modifying employee manuals which incorporate mandatory arbitration of employee disputes. These pronouncements include […]
July 1, 2013

Golf Course Safety Guidelines

The International Light Vehicle Transportation Association (f/k/a National Golf Car Manufacturers Association) has recently updated its Golf Course Safety Guidelines. They may be found at […]
February 21, 2014

Private Clubs’ ability to modify or curtail Members’ and Former Members’ Refund rights

Private Clubs’ ability to modify or curtail Members’ and Former Members’ Refund rights Copyright 2014 Fred L. Somers, Jr., P.C. Atlanta, Georgia 30346 Page 1 Private […]
November 11, 2014

Electronic Balloting and Secret Ballots – An Inquiry

“Secret ballot” may be defined as meaning “the expression by ballot, paper ballot or otherwise, of a choice cast in such a manner that the person […]
January 22, 2015


interdictio aqua et igni[1]   When Cicero was banished from Rome by Clodius under an enactment prescribing interdiction from water and fire for persons who caused […]
February 1, 2015

How to Operate Golf Cars on Public Property: 400 ways and Growing

I enjoy brisk walking most every day for exercise. My cardiologist recommends it. I never was a bicyclist enthusiast and besides at my age balancing on […]
February 1, 2015

Senior Citizens and Golf Cars: Some Observations

Many localities are moving towards accommodating bicycles on public streets. Often this movement is given momentum by bicycle lobbying groups. Bicycles are a great recreational and […]
February 17, 2015

What If You Are Sued

As counsel to sundry private clubs and trade associations we have often been asked this question. The context may be a contemplated board action with potentially […]