Statistics say that six out of ten drivers on the road carry inadequate or no insurance. With the largely voluntary nature of UM/UIM insurance coverage and rapidly changing statutory and case law, you have your work cut out for you. Don't struggle through the mountains of legalese alone. Order this in-depth analysis of current issues in the law and practice of UM/UIM, and get the latest legislative updates along with a balanced view of today's challenges.
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DAVID J. BLEVINS is the shareholder of David J. Blevins PC, located in Dalton, Georgia. Mr. Blevins focuses his practice on personal injury, insurance coverage disputes, probate litigation and civil litigation. His article, “Uninsured Motorist Benefits in Light of Thurman v. State Farm” was published in the October 2017 volume of the Georgia Bar Journal. Mr. Blevins graduated with his B.A. degree from Carson Newman College and he earned his J.D. degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia. He is a member of the Conasauga Bar Association, the Christian Legal Society and the State Bar of Georgia.
CHARLES HOFFECKER is an attorney with Ney Hoffecker Peacock & Hayle, where his practice focuses primarily on representing clients in employment litigation, contract litigation, commercial/business litigation and liability litigation. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Hoffecker also regularly conducts arbitrations, mediations and appears in state and federal appellate courts on behalf of the firm's clients. Prior to forming Ney Hoffecker Peacock & Hayle, he practiced law at one of the Southeast's leading litigation firms and also served as an assistant attorney general in the Georgia Department of Law. Mr. Hoffecker is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia. He earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Albion College and his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.
KIM M. JACKSON is a trial attorney and partner with the law firm of Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Jackson primarily handles claims involving professional liability, including claims against lawyers, professional licensing, insurance coverage and bad faith, and premises liability. He is a frequent speaker and writes about attorney liability, legal ethics, insurance coverage/bad faith litigation and civil litigation skills. Mr. Jackson graduated with his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Wabash College and earned his J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Georgia, Kentucky and Texas. Mr. Jackson is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, ABA Lawyers' Professional Liability Consortium, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and the Atlanta Lawyers Club. Mr. Jackson has been designated as a Super Lawyer every year since 2008, four times being named in the Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia.
MICHAEL P. MANFREDI is an attorney with the Atlanta law firm of Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP, where he focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on premises liability, general liability and insurance coverage. His experience also includes investigating and mediating allegations of deliberate indifference, wrongful death and professional negligence under the Georgia Tort Claims Act. Mr. Manfredi earned his bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Georgia State University School of Law.