Phillips v. Owners Insurance Company, 342 Ga. App. 202 (2017)
Co-counsel representing Owners Insurance Company in the Court of Appeals of Georgia where the Court held that an independent cause of action for third-party spoliation is not recognized by Georgia law.
GEICO v. Morgan, 341 Ga. App. 396, cert. denied (2017)
Co-counsel representing GEICO in the Court of Appeals of Georgia in a case closely watched by the insurance industry that analyzed the language in O.C.G.A § 33-7-11 that requires automobile insurance policies to provide UM coverage in an amount equal to the liability coverage limit unless the insurer can show the insured affirmatively chose a lesser amount.
Whiteside v. GEICO Indem. Co., 4:16-CV-313 (CDL) 2017 WL 6347174,
(M.D. Ga. Dec. 12, 2017)
Co-counsel representing GEICO in United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia during a portion of this novel bad faith failure to settle tort case.
Canal Indemnity Company v. Richardson, 16-11525, 2016 WL 11005057,
(11th Cir. Dec. 22, 2016)
Co-counsel representing insured in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that arose out of an Order issued by Judge Louise Sands in Canal Indem. Co. v. Richardson, 5:14-CV-431 (WLS), 2016 WL 447614 (M.D. Ga. Feb. 4, 2016). Multiple legal issues were involved in the appeal including an analysis of an insurance company’s duties and obligations relating to reservation of rights letters.