Nov 30, 2012

New Georgia Decision on Integrated Agreements

On November 28, 2012, the Georgia Court of Appeals decided Lovell v. Georgia Trust Bank, Case No. A12A1234.  The case is notable for its way it addresses a discovery dispute and for the Court’s implying an integrated agreement in the absence of a merger clause The bank had sued Lovell to recover on a promissory note.  The bank received a summary judgment.  On appeal, Lovell contended that the bank failed to honor its oral promise to work with him in the event of default and appealed the trial court’s denial of his motion to compel the production of the underlying loan file,… Read more