Because Medical Malpractice is a specialty, our neutrals are specialists with the experience and expertise in Medical Malpractice litigation. The following is a list of MedMal Neutrals offering their ADR services for Medical Malpractice Mediations through South Georgia ADR Service:
Thomas C. Alexander of Macon is a partner in the firm of Jones, Cork & Miller and has primarily practiced in the area of civil litigation. His practice includes personal injury/wrongful death and business litigation and also representation of doctors, lawyers and other professionals in professional negligence claims.
Richard Y. Bradley born 1938. Graduated from the University of Georgia, B.A., 1960. J.D., 1962. Admitted to State Bar of Georgia 1961. Practiced in Columbus, Georgia from 1962 to present. Engaged primarily in civil litigation. Devoted almost exclusively to medical malpractice for a period of ten years. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. President of Columbus Lawyers Club, President of the State Bar of Georgia 1983-1984, Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Presently partner in the Law Firm of Bradley and Hatcher, Post Office Box 2866, Columbus, Georgia 31902.
Thomas S. Chambless is a partner in the Albany firm of Watson, Spence, Lowe & Chambless, LLP. The primary focus of his practice has been in the area of professional negligence, particularly medical malpractice.
John C. Edwards of Macon is a partner in the Litigation Section of Martin Snow, LLP and has extensive experience in litigation matters. The major emphasis of his practice has been in the medical malpractice insurance defense field.
Robert E. Falligant is an attorney practicing in Savannah, Georgia. He has extensive experience as an attorney and as a mediator/arbitrator in the area of medical practice.
James B. Franklin is a member of the Statesboro, Georgia firm of Franklin, Taulbee, Rushing, Snipes and Marsh, P.C. He is a past president of the State Bar of Georgia, Trustee of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia and Trustee of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. He is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is currently serving as a member of the Governor’s Judicial Nominating Commission.
Joel A. Howe of Macon is a partner in the Litigation Section at Martin Snow, LLP. He has extensive experience in a wide range of civil trials and litigation matters, for both plaintiffs and defendants, including personal injury and wrongful death cases involving motor vehicle accidents, motor carrier liability, premises liability (slip and falls, negligent/inadequate security), professional liability, and dram shop cases. Mr. Howe also has extensive experience with insurance coverage disputes and declaratory judgment actions.
William J. Morton, M.D., J.D. is a Board-certified Urologist and Attorney. He also is a Board-registered mediator and has published numerous papers and books on medical and legal issues.
William U. Norwood is a partner in the Atlanta firm of Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood, LLP. He has extensive experience in the trial of medical malpractice cases in addition to significant experience in other complex litigation matters.
R. Clay Ratterree is a member of the Savannah law firm Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams, LLP. In addition to his extensive trial experience in a broad range of litigation matters, including professional liability claims, Mr. Ratterree has wide experience as a mediator and arbitrator.
Philip R. Taylor of St. Simons Island is a partner in the firm of Taylor, Odachowski Schmidt & Crossland, LLC, where he is engaged in both plaintiff and defense practices. Mr. Taylor is a past President of the Macon Bar Association and a member of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocacy and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. A more complete bio is available at www.lawyers.com.
Thomas W. Tucker is the senior partner in the Augusta law firm of Tucker, Everitt, Long, Brewton & Lanier. His legal experience is almost exclusively in the area of trial practice with a heavy emphasis on medial and legal malpractice actions.
The total hourly rate for Medical Malpractice cases is $350. All other charges are as contained in our Standard Fee Schedule.