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Punitive Damages


CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 0 Ethics, 0 Professionalism, 3 Trial Practice

Original Program Date:
Feb 17, 2023


Description


  • Ethics | Professionalism | Trial Practice

  • PRESIDING:
  • Eric J. Hertz, Program Chair; Eric J. Hertz P.C., Atlanta, GA

  • 8:00
  • IN-PERSON REGISTRATION

  • 8:30
  • GREETING
  • Julia Neighbors, ICLE Director, The State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

  • 8:35
  • WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
  • Eric J. Hertz

  • 8:40
  • THEMES IN PUNITIVE DAMAGE CASES Trial Practice CLE Hour
  • Eric J. Hertz

  • 9:40
  • INSURANCE BAD FAITH AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES Trial Practice CLE Hour
  • Richard “Rich” Dolder, Slappey & Sadd LLC, Atlanta, GA

  • 10:40
  • BREAK

  • 10:50
    PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN ASSAULT AND BATTERY CASES
    Mark D. Link, Link & Smith, Tucker, GA

  • 11:50
  • BREAK

  • 12:35
  • DEFENDING PUNITIVE DAMAGES Trial Practice CLE Hour
  • Michael D. “Mike” St. Amand, Gray Rust St. Amand Moffett & Brieske LLP, Atlanta, GA

  • 1:35
  • PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN TRUCKING CASES
  • Trent Shuping, Warshauer Woodward Atkins, LLC, Atlanta, GA

  • 2:35
  • BREAK

  • 2:50
  • PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN DOG BITE CASES
  • William Dixon James, Wm. Dixon James P.C., Decatur, GA

  • 3:50
  • ADJOURN

Handouts

Speaker

Mr. Eric James Hertz's Profile

Mr. Eric James Hertz Related Seminars and Products

Eric J. Hertz PC


Eric J. Hertz is a double Board-Certified Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the American Board of Trial Advocates. A member of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators and Top 10 Nursing Home Trial Lawyers, Mr. Hertz has tried over 100 jury trials as Lead Attorney and handled over 100 wrongful death cases, resulting in multi-millions of dollars collected for his clients, including several record high verdicts.

Mr. Hertz is the author of Nursing Home Abuse and Your Loved Ones (2016) and co-author of Thomas Reuters: Punitive Damages in Georgia (1997-2021); Georgia Law of Damages (1998-2022); and Georgia Law of Torts (2002). He is a regular speaker and author for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia and has been featured in the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association legal periodical Verdict.


Mr. Richard English Dolder Jr.'s Profile

Mr. Richard English Dolder Jr. Related Seminars and Products

Slappey & Sadd LLC


Rich Dolder focuses his practice on insurance coverage and insurance "bad faith."  On behalf of insured defendants and injured claimants, he works to make sure insurance companies take responsibility when they cause judgments in excess of policy limits.  He handles declaratory judgment actions regarding insurance coverage and consults with other attorneys on coverage issues, failure to settle and offer and acceptance.  He is a co-author of Insurance Bad Faith:  The Law in Georgia, soon to be printed in its fourth edition.


Mr. Mark David Link's Profile

Mr. Mark David Link Related Seminars and Products

Mark Link, Esq


Mark Link is a graduate from the University of Florida where he received his undergraduatge degree and the University of Georgia for law school. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Mr. Link co-authors both the  Georgia Law of Damages and Punitive Damags in Georgia treatises.  His practice is devoted to plaintiff's cases and he has practiced for over thirty years handling cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injury, products liaiblity, cases against drunk drivers and governmental liability claims.


Mr. Michael David St. Amand Related Seminars and Products

Gray Rust St. Amand Moffett & Brieske LLP



Mr. Trent Scott Shuping's Profile

Mr. Trent Scott Shuping Related Seminars and Products

Warshauer Woodward Atkins LLC


A partner at Warshauer Woodward Atkins since 2013, Trent Shuping has taken cases to trial in state and federal courts throughout Georgia. Trent is a "true believer" Plaintiff's lawyer and specializes in cases involving railroad accidents, tractor-trailer wrecks, defective products, and general negligence cases. In addition to his work in the trial courts, Trent has extensive experience handling appeals in both state and federal courts. He has handled winning oral arguements in front of the Georgia and Tennessee Courts of Appeals as well as the Georgia Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


Important Information

Please be advised that your credit will not be reported to the State Bar of Georgia CLE Regulation Department until after you have completed the steps necessary to earn credit for that program. 

Self reporting is required for all other jurisdictions.

The information presented is solely for educational purposes. The opinions expressed by the faculty in their materials and presentations are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the State Bar of Georgia, its officers, directors and/or employees. The faculty is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice and these presentations and publications are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. All publications and presentations were created to serve the continuing legal education needs of practicing attorneys.

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