The question of whether a caterer can be sued over food poisoning suffered by wedding guests produced a 5-4 split and two strong dissents at the Georgia Court of Appeals.

In the end, the majority said no, the guests could not sue because they could not prove it was the food served by “Big Kev’s Barbecue” that made them sick. Judge Charlie Bethel wrote the June 30 opinion, joined by Presiding Judge M. Yvette Miller and Judges Elizabeth Branch, Carla McMillian and Amanda Mercier.

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