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You’ve Heard of the Sky Falling, but is it Rising in Tort Litigation? A Year of Astronomical Verdicts and Notable Appellate Cases – Presentation at Copeland Stair’s 2019 Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Seminar

September 12, 2019

Dave Root, Jennifer Guerra, Lee Weatherly and Caroline Niland examined the rise of verdicts in the Southeast within the past decade.  With such a significant surge in high verdicts, this presentation provided a review of verdicts over the past year as well as decisions from the appellate courts in Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina.  The team provided attendees with insight into the factual and legal issues that contribute to eight and nine figure verdicts.  With this information, attendees were also given strategies to keep a case from becoming another “significant verdict.”

For more information on this presentation or firm seminars, please contact Michelle Mattox.