On behalf of a business owner who retained an independent contractor to provide on-site essential service on an exclusive basis, we defeated a 15 count complaint based on partnership, joint venture and other claims of ownership. Sally E. Nichols et al. v. Kimball Hall Events LLC et al., In the Superior Court of Fulton County, affirmed Kimball Hall Events LLC et al. v. Sally E. Nichols et al., Ga. App. Case No. A13A164 (Nov. 22, 2013).