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Upcoming Eventssee all
  • Todd Brooks and Rusty Watts Panelists at ICLE's Workers' Compensation Law Institute

    Partners Todd Brooks and Rusty Watts will both speak on panels at the State Bar of Georgia ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute on October 5 in Jekyll Island, Georgia. The two are panelists on day two of the three-day seminar.

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  • Anandhi Rajan Speaking at National Business Institute Seminar

    Anandhi Rajan will speak at the National Business Institute's (NBI) Advancing Employment Law: What You Need to Know seminar on October 17. The advanced program is designed to provide valuable legal information that attorneys, human resource managers, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs and those in similar positions need to navigate the rapidly changing employment law landscape.

    Rajan is tackling the fifth topic of the first day, "Retaliation Claim Legal Strategies: Defense, Counter-Suites and More." Retaliation claims are the most common type of claim filed against employers by employees. As these claims are fraught with peril, Rajan will offer insight on how to handle them carefully to avoid unfavorable outcomes.

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  • David Black Speaking at GA Department of Labor Employers in the Know 2018

    Partner David Black will be speaking at 12 regional business summits and networking events, co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor and local employment committees. Black is a member of a panel discussing the Family Medical Leave Act, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, American with Disabilities Act and harassment, among other topics.

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  • “Weathering the Storm: Insurance Coverage for Risks Posed by Natural Disasters,” Business Alabama

    Brandon Clapp authored an article published by Business Alabama on August 28, 2018, discussing the risks posed to Alabama businesses by potential weather-related natural disasters, as well as what businesses owners should do to protect themselves before disaster strikes. According to a 2013 study by the American Sustainable Business Council, natural disasters are particularly devastating to small and mid-size businesses, with one quarter of those businesses hit by catastrophic storms never reopening. The study also estimated a daily loss of $3,000 for small businesses that remain closed following a major weather event.

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  • “Investigation and Claims Handling Strategies for Willful Misconduct Defense” Claims Journal

    In an article published in Claims Journal on August 21, 2018, Crystal McElrath discusses workers' compensation and defines willful misconduct in terms of a workers’ compensation defense. In order to expand on this idea, the article outlines specific examples of states that provide statutory defenses in cases where an employee’s own willful misconduct or intoxication may have caused an on-the-job injury, in which case an employer may have grounds for a willful misconduct defense.

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  • Swift Currie New Hires Featured in the Georgia Bar Journal

    The August 2018 issue of the Georgia Bar Journal included news of some recent new hires Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, welcomed to the firm. Kevan G. Dorsey, Sean P. Farrell, Jordan M. Mahoney, Benjamin D. McClure, Alexander McDonald, Victoria L. Shaw and Winter N. Wheeler were featured in the publication’s “On the Move” section.

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