Consolidated Freightways Corp. of Delaware v. Williams
Georgia Court of Appeals, First Division
228 S.E.2d 230 (1976)
Consolidated Freightways Corporation of Delaware (Consolidated) (defendant) offered a reward of up to $5,000 to any employee who supplied information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone stealing from the company. Williams (plaintiff), a Consolidated supervisor, caught a fellow employee in the act of stealing and provided the information to company officials. Thereafter, Williams attempted to claim the reward but was denied by Consolidated. Williams filed suit to collect the reward. A jury found in favor of Williams and awarded him $5,000. Consolidated filed a motion for a directed verdict in its favor. The trial court denied the motion. Consolidated appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Stolz, J.)
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