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Brinson Askew Berry partners Frank Beacham and Sam Lucas are involved in the appeal of a case in the Eleventh Circuit that may have repercussions for copyright cases across the country. 

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Samuel L. Lucas, Appellate Litigation

Brinson Askew Berry partners Andy Davis and Sam Lucas represented local police officers who were accused of wrongfully arresting a suspect in a local pawn store theft.    

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J. Anderson Davis, Samuel L. Lucas, Law Enforcement, Litigation, Municipal, Municipality/Local Government

Firm partners Mark Webb and Kristy Treadaway represented the beneficiary of a life insurance policy in litigation against an insurance company due to the insurance company’s failure to pay death proceeds.

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Kristy L. Treadaway, Mark M. J. Webb, Insurance Litigation, Litigation

Partners Andy Davis, Mark Webb, and Kristy Treadaway successfully negotiated a settlement in one of the most horrific wrongful death cases the Firm has seen. 

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J. Anderson Davis, Kristy L. Treadaway, Mark M. J. Webb, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation, Litigation

In a record verdict, a Floyd County man was recently awarded $8.6 million in damages by a Floyd County Superior Court jury. Brinson Askew Berry’s Bob Berry served as the local attorney in the case, partnering with lead attorney Michael Werner of The Werner Law Firm.

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Robert L. Berry, Litigation

Firm wins appeal on silicosis case

UPDATE: In September 2014, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled they were not going to review the Court of Appeals' decision.The case will go back to trial as the trial court's summary judgment was overturned. 

Frank Beacham, Lee Carter, Sam Lucas and Hon. Normal Fletcher won their appeal on behalf of a former sandblaster diagnosed with silicosis. 

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Samuel L. Lucas, Appellate Litigation, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation, Products Liability Litigation

Stewart Duggan, Frank Beacham, Sam Lucas, and Lee Carter obtained an important ruling from the Georgia Court of Appeals reversing the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of several defendants and construction contractors.  

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A. Franklin Beacham III, I. Stewart Duggan, Lee B. Carter, Samuel L. Lucas, Business Litigation

Partners Andy Davis, Sam Lucas, and Lee Carter secured an important ruling from the Georgia Court of Appeals on March 6th, which provides parent holding companies significant protection from lawsuits involving subsidiaries that the parent does not control.

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J. Anderson Davis, Lee B. Carter, Samuel L. Lucas, business, Business Litigation

Frank Beacham, Lee Carter, Sam Lucas and Hon. Normal Fletcher won their appeal on behalf of a former sandblaster diagnosed with silicosis. 

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A. Franklin Beacham III, Lee B. Carter, Norman S. Fletcher, Samuel L. Lucas, Appellate Litigation, Personal Injury/Tort Litigation, Products Liability Litigation

On Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, the Georgia Court of Appeals sent us all a warning:  keep poor copies of notes and guaranties at your own risk.  

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Lee B. Carter, Business Litigation