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Medical Debt Collection Lawsuits Continue Amid COVID-19

It was a Sunday night and 39-year-old breast-cancer survivor Blanche Jordan was just sitting down to do a puzzle in her living room when she heard a knock on her door. Following social distancing guidelines because she is high-risk, she put a mask on before opening the door and was greeted by a process server. Continue reading…

What Litigators Must Do During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic that has hit the globe is causing all of us to adjust how we live, work, and play. Lawyers are no exception to this. In order to continue to live up to the calling that requires attorneys — particularly litigators — to be custodians of our society’s ideals, there are a few things. Continue reading…

5 Disadvantages Related to Rural Lawsuit Depositions

Tens of thousands of lawsuits are filed in Georgia every year that are initiated in what most would consider rural areas.  Those of us who have worked in rural courthouses have come to appreciate some of the advantages of these settings.  For instance, it’s easy to get to know people and in many cases things. Continue reading…

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