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“New Georgia Cannabis Law Poses Workplace Law Questions,” Daily Report
May 18, 2017

In an article published on May 17, 2017, in the Daily Report, Richard Phillips, a partner in the Atlanta office, provides insight as to how Georgia’s recent expansion of its medical cannabis law added six new illnesses to the list of conditions eligible for treatment.

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“Birmingham Partner Earns Appointment on Influential National Group,” Birmingham Business Journal
May 15, 2017

The Birmingham Business Journal recently published the news that Lane Finch, a partner in Swift Currie’s Birmingham office, was appointed vice chair of the Defense Research Institute’s American Law Institute Insurance Task Force.

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“GDLA Argues 11th Circuit Should Seek Ga. Supreme Court’s Guidance in $8-Million Bad Faith Case,” Law360
May 11, 2017

In an article published on May 9, 2017, in Law360, Swift Currie partner David Atkinson and associate Jonathan Kandel were mentioned for the argument they made in a proposed amicus brief that was filed on behalf of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

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“How to Avoid Being a Victim of Social Media Lawsuit Sabotage,” Birmingham Business Journal
May 11, 2017

In an article published on May 5, 2017, in the Birmingham Business Journal, senior attorney David Williams provides insight as to how social media has impacted litigation.

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“Insurer OK to Snub Wrongful Death Deal, 11th Circ. Affirms,” Law360
May 11, 2017

In an article published in Law360 on May 4, 2017, Swift Currie attorneys David M. Atkinson and Jonathan J. Kandel were mentioned for successfully arguing that the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals should uphold a district court decision, which affirmed that Mendakota Insurance Co. did not act in bad faith by failing to accept an offer to settle a wrongful death claim.

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