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"Travelers Needn’t Defend Co. In Suit Over Crash In Exec's Car," Law360
February 13, 2019

In a Law360 article published on Feb. 12, 2019, attorneys David Atkinson and Jonathan Kandel were mentioned for their successful representation of two Travelers Insurance entities. U.S. District Court Judge William M. Ray, II, granted summary judgment to the insurance companies, finding no duty to defend or indemnify under commercial insurance policies.

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"14 Swift Currie Attorneys Recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers in 2019,” Atlanta CityBizList
February 11, 2019

On Feb. 7, 2019, the Atlanta CityBizList included the news that seven of the firm’s attorneys were included in the 2019 list of Georgia Super Lawyers, and an additional seven were recognized among the publication’s 2019 Rising Stars.

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"The Ever-Evolving Idiopathic Defense,” Risk Management
February 7, 2019

In an article published by Risk Management, Emily Truitt provided insight on idiopathic defense, traditionally meaning that if the cause of a workplace injury is unknown, it should not be deemed work-related. Although workers' compensation is considered a no-fault system, the idiopathic defense can provide employers with protection from injuries incurred in the workplace that are not truly causally connected to work.

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“Setting the Strategy Stage: Taking the Proper Claims Investigation Steps Early is Key to Managing Recurring Litigation Themes,” CLM Magazine
January 9, 2019

In an article published in the January 2019 issue of CLM Magazine, Trey Dowdey outlines the importance of an initial investigative strategy to move claims forward quickly and successfully. A thorough initial claims investigation can help spot potential issues early in the process and posture claims for efficient and successful outcomes.

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“Swift Currie Elevates Three Attorneys to Partnership,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta CityBizList, Metro Atlanta CEO
January 3, 2019

The elevation of Jessica M. Phillips, Rebecca E. Strickland and Calvin P. Yaeger was highlighted in the business section of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 13 2019, as well as in Metro Atlanta CEO on Jan. 7 and the Atlanta CityBizList on Jan. 2.

“It is always a privilege to welcome hardworking attorneys into our partnership,” said Terry O. Brantley, the firm’s managing partner. “Jessica, Rebecca and Calvin are outstanding litigators who have achieved excellent results for their clients and have contributed to the firm’s success with their shared dedication to client and community service.”

Subscribers to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution may see the news in the business section of the Jan. 13 print publication, available here. For the full article in Atlanta CityBizList, please click here. For the full article in Metro Atlanta CEO, please click here. For the full press release, please click here.

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