Case Conclusion Date:February 19, 2001
Practice Area:Personal Injury
Outcome:Held that plaintiff was entitled to recover for aggravation of mental illness, despite having suffered no physical injury.
Description:Plaintiff suffered aggravation of mental illness, but no physical injury, in automobile collision. Insurer moved to dismiss claim based on Georgia's "no-contact" rule requiring a physical injury for recovery. Trial court denied motion, and insurer appealed.