CHAPTER 7 - SETOFF AND RECOUPMENT § 13-7-2 - Nature of recoupment generally
O.C.G.A. 13-7-2 (2010) 13-7-2. Nature of recoupment generally
Recoupment is a right of the defendant to have a deduction from the amount of the plaintiff's damages for the reason that the plaintiff has not complied with the cross-obligations or independent covenants arising under the contract upon which suit is brought.