Adam Malone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Malone Law
 | Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: 770-913-6423
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006, 2009
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Adam Malone, a partner at Malone Law in Atlanta, Georgia, focuses his practice on medical malpractice. An accomplished trial lawyer, Mr. Malone represents the injured and their families in cases involving brain and spinal cord injury, amputations, burns, wrongful death and other difficult matters. His practice serves the Atlanta metropolitan area and Georgia statewide.

After graduating from the University of North Georgia, Mr. Malone earned his law degree from Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, graduating as valedictorian for his class. He is admitted to practice in all Georgia state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Highly regarded in the legal profession, Mr. Malone is rated AV Preeminent* by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell. He has been featured in the National Trial Lawyers "Top 40 under 40" list. He has also been listed in the oldest peer review publication in the nation, "The Best Lawyers in America" and in 2010 was awarded the "Courageous Pursuit of Justice" award from the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Malone has held leadership roles with the State Bar of Georgia and the American Association for Justice. He is also active in the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Cobb County Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Malone sits on the board of directors for the John Marshall Law School's Access to Law Foundation and on the honorary board of directors for Special Olympics Georgia. A private pilot, Mr. Malone is also a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer-review ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Wrongful Death

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Wrongful Death

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006, 2009

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About Adam Malone

Admitted 2000, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://malonelaw.com/adam-malone.php

Honors and Awards:

  • Georgia Super Lawyer, The Top 100, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2014
  • Wiedemann & Wysocki Award, American Association for Justice, 2012
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • AV Preeminent, 2012
  • Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers, Cover spotlight of AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings, 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2011
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2011
  • AV Preeminent, 2011
  • Georgia’s Best Lawyers, Lawyers of the Year, ALM/Best Lawyers in America, 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Association for Justice, 2011
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • AV Preeminent, 2010
  • Rising Star, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2009
  • John Marshall Law School, Coach Mock Trial Team, 2006
  • Rising Star, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2006
  • John Marshall Law School, Coach Mock Trial Team, 2005
  • Rising Star, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2005
  • Distinguished Service & Leadership Award, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, The Top 100, 2012
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, The Top 100, 2013
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, John Marshall Law School, 2008
  • Named One of Georgia’s Best & Brightest By Georgia Trend Magazine, "Forty Under Forty: Georgia's Best & Brightest", Georgia Trend Magazine, October 2009
  • One of Georgia's Top 12 Lawyers Under the Age of 40, "Twelve to Watch," Fulton County Daily Report, August 18, 2008, Fulton County Daily Report, August 18, 2008
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Courageous Pursuit of Justice Award, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in the Complex area of Medical Negligence by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys(ABPLA)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • John Marshall Law School Alumni Association, Past President, 2002-2008
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Membership Committee, Co-Chair, 2001-2003
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Legal Education Committee Chairman, 2008-2010
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Parliamentarian, 2013-2014
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2014-2015
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Council, AAJ BOG, 2010-Present
  • American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Parliamentarian, 2010-2011
  • American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Secretary, 2011-2012
  • American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Vice Chair, 2012-2013
  • American Association for Justice, Professional Negligence Section, Newsletter Editor, 2006-2007
  • American Association for Justice, Professional Negligence Section, Secretary, 2008-2009
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 2006-2007
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Parliamentarian, 2004-2005
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2005-2006
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, President-Elect, 2007-2008
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2008-2009
  • State Bar of Georgia Standing Committee for General Counsel, Advisor, 2007-2008
  • State Bar of Georgia Standing Committee for General Counsel, Advisor, 2008-2009
  • State Bar of Georgia Standing Committee for General Counsel, Supreme Court Sub-Comittee, 2008-2009
  • State Bar of Georgia Standing Committee for General Counsel, Supreme Court Sub-Comittee, 2009-2010
  • State Bar of Georgia Standing Committee for General Counsel, Advisor, 2009-2010
  • State Bar of Georgia General Counsel Office Overview Committee, Member, 2010-2011
  • General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Editorial Board For Calendar Call (SECTION BAR JOURNAL) 2006-2007
  • General Practice of Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Secretary/Treasurer, 2006-2007
  • General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Chair-Elect, 2007-2008
  • General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Trustee, 2009-Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Section, Chair, 2008-2009
  • Civil Justice PAC, Board of Governors, 2011-2012
  • Civil Justice PAC, Board Member, 2002-2005
  • Interstate Trucking Litigation Group of AAJ, Board of Governors, 2009-2013
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 2002-Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division, Board Member, 2006-2008
  • General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Board Member, 2003-2010
  • Brain Injury Association of America, Advisory Board on Attorney Certification, 2009-2010
  • Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Board of Visitors, 2011-2014
  • American Association for Justice, Executive Committee, 2011-2012
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), National Finance Counsel Member, 2011-2014
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Section & Litigation Group Coordination Committee, 2011-Present
  • Special Olympics Georgia, Honorary Board of Directors, 2014-Present
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
  • Academy of Trial Advocacy (By invitation only)
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section of the Atlanta Bar Association
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow (By invitation only)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow (By invitation only)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Gastric Bypass Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Trucking Litigation Section
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Product Liability Section
  • American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Board of Governors, 2006-Present
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), National College of Advocacy, Fellow
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Diplomate Medical Negligence
  • Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of the State of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Middle District
  • United States District Court for the Northern District
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • State Bar of Georgia, Tort and Insurance Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, Product Liability Section
  • John Marshall Law School, Board of Directors, 2009-Present
  • American Association for Justice, Professional Negligence Section, Chair, 2009-2010
  • American Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2010-Present
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Board of Governors, 2007-Present
  • Intestate Trucking Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2009-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Parliamentarian, 2008-2009
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Treasurer, 2009-2010
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Secretary, 2010-2011
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, President-Elect, 2011-2012
  • Georgia Consumer Justice Foundation, Board of Governors, 2004-2006
  • John Marshall Law School Foundation, Board Member, 2002-Present
  • North American Brain Injury Society
  • Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, Life Fellow (By invitation only)
  • Civil Justice Foundation
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta (By invitation only)
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Fellow (By invitation only)
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Board of Governors, 2004-Present
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Executive Council, 2008-Present
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, President, 2012-2013

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Seminar Co-Chairperson, ICLE Handling Big Cases Program, Georgia Public Broadcasting Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, March 5, 2015
  • Moderator, “Storytelling Through Witness Examination,” STLA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 13, 2015
  • “Challenges in Trying Catastrophic Injury Cases,” ICLE Jury Trial Program, Georgia Public Broadcasting Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, January 16, 2015
  • “Effective Advocacy Using Visual Strategy at Trial,” AAJ Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, July 28, 2014
  • “Birth Injury Odyssey: Observations from Both Sides,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 25, 2014
  • “Developing Trends in the Preparation and Trial of a Professional Negligence Case Including: Two Attorneys Representing Parties, Settling With Less Than All Parties, Apportionment, and Direct Examination,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 25, 2014
  • “War Stories,” Georgia State Bar YLD Litigation Committee Speaker Series, Atlanta, Georgia, March 26, 2014
  • “The Future of the Patient Provider Relationship: Communication and Complexity in the Acute Care Environment,” Annual Meeting of the Healthcare Ethics Consortium of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, March 20, 2014
  • “Critical Thinking for Challenging Cases: Scoping the Horizon,” 13th Annual General Practice and Trial Institute, Pine Mountain, Georgia, March 14, 2014
  • “Ethics & Professionalism at Trial and on Appeal,” STLA Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 27, 2014
  • “Beyond Powerpoint: Bringing Your Case to Life with Cutting Edge Demonstrative Aids,” Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, Florida, February 19, 2014
  • “Voir Dire: An Exercise in Listening,” ICLE Jury Trial Program, Georgia Public Broadcasting Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, January 17, 2014
  • “Basic Considerations for Direct Examination,” Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers, Georgia ICLE, Atlanta, Georgia, October 30, 2013
  • “Critical Thinking & Proving Your Case with Clarity,” GTLA Auto Torts, Destin, Florida, August 1-3, 2013
  • “Proving Your Case with Clarity,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, May 16-17, 2013
  • “Reversing Defenses and Winning Strategies for the Trucking Case,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, May 16-17, 2013
  • “My Notes on Direct Examination in Catastrophic Injury and Death Cases,” New Jersey Association for Justice, 2013 Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 17-19, 2013
  • “Basic Considerations for Direct Examination,” ICLE Jury Trial Program, Georgia Public Broadcasting Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, January 18, 2013
  • “Critical Thinking for Catastrophic Cases,” STLA Fall Board Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, September 6-9, 2012
  • “Thoughts on Persuasion,” Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers, Life of a Trial Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, March 28, 2012
  • “Persuasive Direct Examination,” STLA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 15-19, 2012
  • “Jury Selection,” Jury Trial Seminar, General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, January 20, 2012
  • “Direct Examination,” Getting Your Case to Trial, GTLA Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, November 9, 2011
  • “Using Rules to Prove Liability,” ICLE Tractor Trailer Collision Cases Seminar, State Bar, Atlanta, Georgia, October 19, 2011
  • “Medical Malpractice: What Do I Do When I Get A Call?” ICLE Program, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, September 9, 2011
  • “Direct Examination,” Kentucky Justice Association Annual Convention, Louisville, Kentucky, September 7-8, 2011
  • “Mock Trial Demonstration Cross Examination of a Radiologist,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5-6, 2011
  • “Direct Examination,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5-6, 2011
  • “Voir Dire: The Law and the Practice,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5-6, 2011
  • “Innovative Ideas for Litigating Catastrophic Cases,” Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Hot Springs, Virginia, March 31-April 3, 2011
  • Program Chair, Southern Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2-6, 2011
  • “Direct Examination,” Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, Buena Vista, Florida, February 2011
  • “Obtaining an Adequate Recovery in Medical Malpractice Cases,” ICLE, State Bar, Atlanta, Georgia, January 13, 2011
  • “Preparing Catastrophic Injury & Death Cases for Trial,” Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, November 12, 2010
  • “Educating the Judiciary on the Importance of Attorney Driven Voir Dire,” Panel discussion with Honorable Michael C. Clark, Adam Malone, Phil Henry, and Michael Neff, GTLA Auto Torts Workshop, Destin, Florida, July 29-31, 2010
  • “Conquering Legislative Caps on Damages,” AAJ Annual Convention, Presented in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, July, 2010
  • “The Right to Trial by Jury Shall Remain Inviolate,” Melvin M. Belli Society, Presented in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, July, 2010
  • Seminar Chairperson, GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 22-23, 2010
  • “Death, Amputation, and Pain,” GTLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 22-23, 2010
  • Seminar Chairperson, Annual General Practice & Trial Institute, General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Amelia Island, Florida, March 11-13, 2010
  • “Reversing Defenses and Defense Experts,” AAJ Trucking Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 26-27, 2010
  • “Be a Safety Advocate,” STLA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 10-14, 2010
  • “Joint & Several Liability, Apportionment, and Set-Off: What is the Law in Georgia?,” ICLE Annual Trial Practice Program, Georgia Public Broadcasting Television Station, November 6, 2009
  • “Medical Malpractice: Case Selection and Pursuit of the Adequate Recovery After Tort Reform,” GTLA Fall Workshop, Savannah, Georgia, October 16, 2009
  • “Expert Testimony in Medical Negligence Cases,” ICLE Program, State Bar of Georgia Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1, 2009
  • “Medical Malpractice: Case Selection and Pursuit of the Adequate Recovery,” GTLA Fall Workshop, Savannah, Georgia, October 16, 2009
  • “Daubert In The Fatigued Trucker Case & Other Issues Concerning Expert Testimony,” APITLA Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 13-15, 2009
  • “A Cosmetic Surgery Disaster,” Melvin M. Belli Society, Presented in San Francisco, California, July, 2009
  • “The Use of Depositions at Trial,” AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, July 25-29, 2009
  • “Calling the Defendant Healthcare Provider in Your Case-in-Chief: Pros and Cons,” AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, July 25-29, 2009
  • “Dealing with Somatoform Disorder and Malingering Defenses in Motor Vehicle Cases,” Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 16-17, 2009
  • “Georgia’s Super Daubert Rules in Medical Cases,” Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 16-17, 2009
  • Seminar Chairperson, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 16-17, 2009
  • “Lessons Learned in a $24.5 million Malpractice Case – Old and New; Insights for Changing Times,” PESI Absolute Litigators Conference: Winning in Changing Times, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 5-7, 2009
  • “Powerful Analogies in Arguing Damages; Contrasting People, Places and Things; The Keys to Persuasive Damages on Summation,” PESI Absolute Litigators Conference: Winning in Changing Times, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 5-7, 2009
  • “Medical Malpractice After Tort Reform,” Annual General Practice & Trial Institute, General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Amelia Island, Florida, March 12-14, 2009
  • “Amputation in South Georgia,” Annual Southern Trial Lawyers Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 18-22, 2009
  • “Direct Examination of the Biomechanical Engineer,” American Association for Justice Winter Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 7-11, 2009
  • “On Opening Statement,” Jury Trials Seminar, General Practice & Trial Section, State Bar of Georgia Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia, January 16, 2009
  • “It’s All in the Plaintiff’s Head: Dealing with Somatoform Disorder and Malingering Defenses,” Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 14, 2008
  • “Amputation in South Georgia,” Melvin M. Belli Society, Presented in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 11, 2008
  • “Amputation in South Georgia,” American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 5-7, 2008
  • Seminar Co-Chairperson, Annual Southern Trial Lawyers Association Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 30-February 1, 2008
  • Seminar Chairperson, Jury Trials Seminar, General Practice & Trial Section, State Bar of Georgia Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia, December 14, 2007
  • Seminar Co-Chairperson, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Holiday Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, December 7, 2007
  • “Demonstrative Evidence,” Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Presented, November 28, 2007
  • “Persuasion: From Deposition to Verdict,” Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Presented in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 2007
  • “Persuasion for Younger Lawyers,” Melvin M. Belli Society Annual Seminar, Presented in Chicago, Illinois, July 2007
  • Seminar Chairperson, Jury Trials Seminar, General Practice & Trial Section, State Bar of Georgia Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia, May 11, 2007
  • Seminar Co-Chairperson, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Holiday Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, December 8, 2006
  • Seminar Co-Chairperson, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Holiday Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, December 8, 2006
  • Seminar Chairperson, Ultimate Medical Malpractice Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta, Georgia, March 11, 2004
  • “Summation: 3 Lessons Learned at the Knee of a Master”, Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Presented Atlanta, Georgia June, 2003
  • “Dead Men do Tell Tales: Odd Wrongful Death Cases and Unique Issues that Arise in Run-of-the-Mill Wrongful Death Cases”, Jointly presented with Michael J. Goldman, Esq., Atlanta, Georgia July 12, 2005
  • “Live Demonstration of Cross Examination of an Independent Medical Examiner”, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Presented at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2006
  • “Direct Examination of a Pediatric Neurologist”, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Presented at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2004
  • “The Step by Step Winning Method of Proving and Successfully Arguing Loss of Future Earning Capacity”, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Presented at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2003.
  • “Organizing the Medical Malpractice Case”, Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Jury Trials Seminar, Presented Atlanta, Georgia May 23, 2003
  • “Fire in the Operating Room!”, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Presented Ritz-Carlton in Palm Beach, Florida, June 8-10, 2006
  • “Daubert & Damages,” Demystifying Daubert: A Practical Guide to Georgia’s New Evidence Rule. Presented GTLA Fall Workshop. Fall 2005
  • “Cross Examination of the Defense Medical Expert,” ATLA, Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway, and Premises Liability Section and Low Speed Impact Section, Presented in New Orleans, Louisiana April, 2004
  • “Voir Dire and Conduct of the Judge and Jury,” GTLA Trial Practice Manual, 7th Edition, January 2007
  • “Voir Dire and Conduct of the Judge and Jury,” GTLA Trial Practice Manual, 6th Edition, January 2006
  • “Voir Dire and Conduct of the Judge and Jury,” GTLA Trial Practice Manual, 5th Edition, January 2005
  • “Holding the Hospital Accountable for Physician Negligence,” American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Health Care Litigation Newsletter, 8th Ed., Vol. 3
  • “The Death of Juror Rehabilitation: Jury Selection After Kim v. Walls”, Calendar Call, Vol. VII, No. 3, Summer 2003, General Practice & Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia
  • “Handling the Plaintiff’s Medical Negligence Case: Written Discovery Strategy as it Relates to Deposition Strategy”, PESI Deposition Bootcamp, Presented Atlanta, Georgia May 15, 2003
  • “Organizing the Medical Malpractice Case”, Tommy Malone on Healthcare Malpractice – Case Evaluation and Review Manual: Intake to Filing, Vol. 1, Ch. 1, 2003 PESI Law Publications
  • “The Fundamentals of Voir Dire and Jury Selection”, General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Presented Isle of Palms, South Carolina March 21, 2003
  • “Affordable High Tech Trials”, ATLA Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway, and Premises Liability Section and Low Speed Impact Section, Presented at the ATLA Annual Convention in San Francisco, California, July 21, 2003
  • “Demonstrative Evidence: The Trial of a Medical Negligence Case for a Brain Damaged Baby”, Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Trial Advocacy – Recent Trials, Presented Atlanta, Georgia December 20, 2002
  • “Arguing for General Damages”, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Presented at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2002
  • “Proving the Value of a Scar”, Melvin M. Belli Society Annual Seminar, Presented Chicago, Illinois, July, 2001
  • “Proving the Value of a Scar”, Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Recent Verdicts Seminar, Presented Atlanta, Georgia, December, 2000
  • “Party Selection, Jurisdiction & Venue in Medical Negligence Cases”, Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Georgia Law of Torts: Preparation for Trial, Presented Atlanta, Georgia, October 25, 2002
  • “Wrongful Death – Big Rig Accident – Value of Human Life”, Art of Advocacy Summation, Chapter 24, Mathew Bender & Company, Inc., a member of the LexisNexis Group. Publication 30, Release 23, November 2002

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $950,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for the wrongful death of a husband and father employed as a delivery driver for misdiagnosis of heart condition. (2002)
  • $1,000,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for the wrongful death of a premature infant. (2002)
  • $2,000,000.00 Motor Vehicle Negligence – pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for the wrongful death of a 29 year old wife, mother, and homemaker who was killed when a forklift driver failed to yield to her oncoming vehicle and pulled out in front of her. Cheely v. Thomson Oak Flooring Company, C.A.F. 02- 0765 McDuffie County Superior Court, Thomson, Georgia (2002). (June, 2003)
  • $1,000,000.00 Motor Vehicle Negligence – pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for a 27 year old man disabled by chronic lower back pain from injuries caused by a negligent motorist who failed to yield when turning left in front of him. Plaintiff v. William Douglas Langmack, Cobb County State Court, Marietta, Georgia (2002). (August, 2003)
  • $1,000,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement during trial representing full insurance policy limits for the wrongful death of a wife and school teacher who died of a misdiagnosed brain bleed. (2004)
  • $1,590,000.00 Trucking Negligence – confidential pretrial wrongful death settlement arising out of a tractor-trailer wreck caused by a trucker who fell asleep at the wheel. (2005)
  • $2,452,778.00 Medical Negligence – confidential pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for a patient who suffered burns in an operating room fire. (2005)
  • $1,000,000.00 Trucking Negligence – pretrial settlement representing the full insurance policy limits for the wrongful death of 48 year wife and homemaker killed by a tow truck that crossed the center line. Davis v. B&D Towing, C.A.F. 2005CV07484D Clayton County State Court, Jonesboro, Georgia (2006). (February, 2006)
  • $700,000.00 Trucking Negligence – pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for a 59 year old retired Vietnam veteran who suffered a fractured hip and pelvis when a tow truck failed to yield while turning left in front of him. Horne v. Lewis & Lewis Towing, C.A.F. 06EV000367Y Fulton County State Court, Atlanta, Georgia (2006). (February, 2007)
  • $1,200,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for misdiagnosis of a spinal problem resulting in permanent paralysis. (2007)
  • $845,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential pre-suit settlement for 12 year old girl who suffered an incomplete neurologic problem causing numbness in one leg due to failure of tech to properly monitor evoked potentials during spine surgery. (2007)
  • $8,000,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential pretrial settlement representing compensatory damages for complications caused by a botched elective surgical procedure for weight loss. (2007)
  • $1,300,000.00 Trucking Negligence - pretrial settlement for 43 year-old school teacher disabled from chronic low back pain following an automobile collision. Blankenship v. Glover Food Service, et al., C.A.F. 04-SV-235 Sumter County State Court, Americus, Georgia. (September, 2007)
  • $12,350,000.00 Traumatic Brain Injury/Product Liability – confidential pretrial settlement arising out of a defective wheel which separated from a trailer on the interstate and crashed into the driver’s side windshield of the 49 year-old plaintiff’s vehicle hitting him in the head causing a traumatic brain injury leaving him with moderate cognitive deficits. (June, 2008)
  • $4,000,000.00 Trucking Negligence – confidential pretrial settlement representing the full insurance policy limits for the wrongful death of 48 year old man killed by a tractortrailer truck driver who fell asleep at the wheel. (January, 2008)
  • $4,992,050.10 Trucking Negligence/Traumatic Brain Injury – settlement representing full policy limits of insurance arising out of a tractor trailer collision at the I-575 northbound ramp and Hwy 92 in Cherokee County, Georgia and resulting in the traumatic brain injury of a 49 year-old husband and father. (January, 2010)
  • $5,900,000.00 Trucking Negligence/Traumatic Brain Injury – confidential presuit settlement arising out of an automobile collision on Interstate 75 in Atlanta, Georgia and resulting in the traumatic brain injury of a 32 year-old husband and father. (December, 2009)
  • $1,000,000.00 Dental Negligence – confidential settlement representing full policy limits of insurance in an action against a periodontist for the negligent placement of dental implants causing severe bone infection and resulting the amputation of the 72 year-old patient’s jaw. (June, 2010)
  • $2,850,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement of a surgical error which occurred during abdominal surgery for a hiatal hernia repair where the surgeon destroyed the blood supply to the patient’s stomach resulting in a total gastrectomy. (December, 2010)
  • $800,000.00 Motor Vehicle Negligence – settlement for orthopedic and soft tissue injuries suffered by 72 year-old Joseph Fain when an employee of Blue Ridge Auto Auctions lost control of a vehicle inside the auction building and hit Mr. Fain. (December, 2010)
  • $1,150,000.00 Aviation Negligence – confidential settlement of wrongful death claims arising out of an airplane crash against the company in charge of controlling and clearing traffic for landing at a metro area airfield and who negligently cleared this flight for landing when the conditions on the field were below IFR minimums. (January, 2011)
  • $1,000,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement representing full policy limits for a brachial plexus injury to a child during birth. (April, 2011)
  • $1,250,000.00 Trucking Negligence – confidential settlement of claims for fractures to the pelvis and both legs arising out of a tractor trailer collision caused by a stalled tractor trailer on the highway. (May, 2011)
  • $850,000.00 Negligence – confidential settlement of claims for blindness in one eye caused by defendant who negligently attempted to tow a tractor stuck in gravel with a pick-up truck by connecting a chain to the bumper of the tractor and the ball hitch on the bumper of the pick-up truck and then snatched the ball out of the bumper causing it to be projected into the plaintiff’s eye socket. (June, 2011)
  • $750,000.00 Trucking Negligence – confidential settlement by trucking company who negligently attempted a u-turn while towing a flatbed trailer at night without adequate reflective tape resulting in a collision and a torn rotator cuff. (June, 2011)
  • $775,000.00 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – confidential settlement of claims for negligent threading of a component on a dual dry ice block press which separated under pressure and hit the plaintiff in the head. (August, 2012)
  • $1,100,000.00 Traumatic Brain Injury – confidential settlement of claims for traumatic brain injury caused by defendant truck driver who negligently rear ended the plaintiff while stopped on a motorcycle behind a school bus. (January, 2012)
  • $1,800,000.00 Premises Liability – confidential settlement against a large corporation for negligently failing to place proper guards or screens around the skylights in the roof of its building and caused the death of a contractor who fell through one of the unguarded skylights. (March, 2012)
  • $4,000,000.00 Trucking Negligence – settlement for the wrongful death of 59 year-oldRosa Tillman who was a back seat passenger in a vehicle rear ended by the driver of alarge box truck. (August, 2012)
  • $1,000,000.00 Wrongful Death – settlement for the statutorily maximum recoverable amount against the Georgia Department of Transportation for negligently permitting excessive pooling and flow of rainwater through the roadway creating a deadly hydroplaning hazard for motorists and resulting in the wrongful death of 41 year old David Morris. Teresa Ann Morris, Individually as Surviving Spouse of David Thomas Morris, Deceased; and as Administratrix of the Estate of David Thomas Morris, Plaintiff v. The Georgia Department of Transportation and Nicholas Alonzo Lovero, Defendants, C.A.F. 2011CV201DB, Lumpkin County State Court, Dahlonega, Georgia. (September, 2012)
  • $1,950,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement of claims against and ENT office for negligently injecting acid instead of antibiotic solution into an infant child’s 10 ears before placement of tubes for a chronic ear infection and causing permanent loss of hearing. (September, 2013)
  • $6,000,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement arising out of the failure to diagnose a traumatic knee dislocation resulting in a below knee amputation. (September, 2013)
  • $5,900,000.00 Trucking Negligence – confidential settlement for incomplete spinal cord injuries to the plaintiff who was sleeping in the sleeper berth when the driver of the tractor-trailer fell asleep at the wheel, left the roadway, and caused the tractor-trailer to roll over. (January, 2014)
  • $5,000,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement for hypoxic ischemic brain injury to child during labor and delivery which could have been prevented by expediting delivery with a c-section. (January, 2014)
  • $4,500,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement for failure to timely diagnose spinal cord compression from an acute cervical disc herniation resulting in quadriplegia and ultimately the wrongful death of the patient. (January, 2014)
  • $1,300,000.00 Medical Negligence – confidential settlement arising out of the negligent administration and failure to appropriately treat complications of spinal anesthesia during a c-section resulting in maternal brain damage. (September, 2014)
  • $4,000,000.00 Trucking Negligence – confidential settlement of claims against a company whose tractor trailer driver failed to slow for traffic and rear ended the plaintiff’s vehicle causing multiple broken bones and an aortic dissection requiring surgical repair. (December, 2014)
  • $126,000.00 Negligence - jury verdict representing compensatory damages for a 42 yearold male who was mishandled by Delta agents when they carelessly dislodged a surgical drain tube in his hip while rendering him assistance exiting the aircraft. Carraro v. Delta Airlines Inc. and AHL Services, Inc., C.A.F. 00VS0023206, Fulton County State Court, Atlanta, Georgia (2000). January 2001
  • $760,000.00 Negligent Supervision of a Child - jury verdict and collected $913,021.98 after verdict affirmed on appeal. Amount represents compensatory damages for nineyear-old child who suffered two broken legs and keloid scarring after being struck by a truck as a result of the Ledic after school program supervisor's failure to provide adequate child supervision. Shaatia J'nai Brown, et al. v. Ledic Management Group et. al., C.A.F. 99VS0154307H Fulton County State Court, Atlanta, Georgia (1999). July 2000
  • $1,015,538.20 Trucking Negligence - jury verdict representing compensatory damages equaling the full value of the life of 43 year old male who was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer carrying a load of logs. Leslie Phillips, et al. v. Meeks Logging Co., Inc., C.A.F. 01-CV-211 Emanuel County Superior Court (2001). July 2002
  • $1,265,000.00 Medical Negligence - jury verdict in a cosmetic surgery case representing compensatory damages for a 71year old lady who suffered scars on her face following simultaneous full face CO2 laser resurfacing and facelift. This verdict included $250,000.00 for loss of consortium to her spouse. Betty Nestlehutt et al. v. Atlanta Oculoplastic Surgery, P.C. d/b/a Oculus, C.A.F. 2007-CV-002223J Fulton County State Superior Court, Atlanta, Georgia (2008). September 2008
  • $5,250,000.00 Wrongful Death - jury verdict representing compensatory damages for the wrongful death of three children who burned in a propane explosion due to the negligence of an agent for Blossman Gas, Inc. in illegally filling an out-of-date 100 pound propane tank with a defective valve. Ginger Evans v. Blossman Gas, Inc., Blossman Gas, Inc. of Georgia, and H&H Shoppette, Inc., C.A.F. 03-VS-050554 Fulton County State Court, Atlanta, Georgia (2004). October 2004
  • $6,250,000.00 Medical Negligence - jury verdict representing compensatory damages for a 32 year old male against a hospital and a subsidiary company owned by the hospital for injuries suffered as a result of an improperly performed colostomy. The verdict included $1,000,000.00 for loss of consortium to his spouse. Krenson Edward Kniphfer, et al. v. Memorial Health University Medical Center, Inc. and MPPG, Inc., C.A.F 1010574F Chatham County State Court, Savannah, Georgia (2001). November 2001
  • $12,000,000.00 Medical Negligence - jury verdict representing compensatory damages for a severely brain injured child who suffers from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, including cerebral palsy, seizure disorders, and global developmental delays as a result of an untimely cesarean section and mismanagement of labor by a nurse midwife and an obstetrician. Tate v. Clark-Holder Clinic et al., C.A.F. SU01CV2528 Muscogee County Superior Court, Columbus, Georgia (2001). September 2002
  • $16,500,000.00 Medical Negligence - jury verdict representing compensatory damages for minor child who suffered liver failure and a liver transplant at 4 months of age caused by a failure of her health care providers to follow-up on an abnormal cyst detected on ultrasound in utero. Yamada vs. Northside Hospital, Inc., Northside Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, P.C. and Women’s Health Associates, P.C., C.A.F. 2005VS076354G State Court of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia (2006). August 2006
  • $24,529,286.00 Medical Negligence - jury verdict representing compensatory damagesfor claims against an orthopedic physician, the physician's group and a hospital for theactions of its nurses that led to the amputation of a 14-year-old young man's right leg.Reginald B. Harris, Jr., a Minor, et al. vs. Sumter Regional Hospital, Inc., AlbanyOrthopaedic Clinic, Inc., Duncan R. Marsh, C.A.F. 06CV2533-1 Superior Court ofDougherty County, Albany, Georgia (2008)

Educational Background:

  • North Georgia Military College, Graduate Noncommissioned Officers’ Academy, Political Science Club, 1995
  • North Georgia Military College, Bachelor of Arts, 1996, Honors: ROTC Corps of Cadets, Cadet 2d Lieutenant, Platoon Leader, 1st Platoon, Foxtrot Company

Industry Groups

  • Aviation Law
  • Medical Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Trucking Litigation
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