The Monthly Docket

Georgial Trial Lawyers Association

Ringler Associates
Insurance Specialists, Inc
Fast Funds, Inc.
Did you know that you can access the digital edition of GTLA's Verdict from your computer, smartphone or tablet anytime? Be sure to check out the Summer 2015 edition, which includes almost one-dozen feature stories, such as:

* How We Obtained Justice for Our Client: Trying a Sex Abuse Case Against a Local Church in a Conservative Venue
* New Strategies and Interventions to Curtail Discovery Abuses
* High-Speed Police Chases and Injured Innocent Bystanders
* Three Strategies to Fend off a Funding Attack
* The Hidden Predator Act: How House Bill 17 Will Impact Victims' Rights in Georgia
* New Lawyers' Corner: Trying a Low-Damage Jury Case
* And so much more!

Check it out and let us know what you think!

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You're invited to join GTLA, GDLA and ABOTA for the 1st Annual Rivalry Happy Hour! To be held at STATS Sports Bar in Atlanta on college football kickoff night (Thursday, Sept. 3), the Rivalry Happy Hour will bring you together with colleagues and courtroom rivals alike for an evening of camaraderie, football and fun.

This event is FREE for GTLA members, but spaces are extremely limited so please RSVP today!

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Legislative News
The 2016 legislative session undoubtedly will see the Georgia General Assembly discuss issues related to health care, including our rural hospital crisis, the growing number of Georgians on Medicaid and Medicare, medical education funding, physician retention and many others. As an attorney and a state representative with the privilege of representing more than 50,000 Georgians, I take great interest in these issues and enjoy the opportunity to engage in discussions with the many stakeholders and citizens involved.

However, there is one proposal -- the so-called Patient Compensation Act -- that does not belong in that conversation.

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New Lawyers Division
Join the New Lawyers Division at the State Bar of Georgia for our next Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Randy Kessler will be the featured speaker, and he will be delivering an informative presentation entitled "How Same Sex Marriage Affects Family Law and Personal Injury Cases." This is sure to be one presentation that you won't want to miss!

The Lunch & Learn is free for GTLA members, but please RSVP at the below link so that we can be sure to provide enough lunches for all attendees. Lunch will be provided courtesy of our generous sponsors.

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Phone (404) 522-8487 | Fax (404) 522-3705