Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP
A Partnership including Professional Corporations
Size of Organization: 92
Year Established: 1970Web Site: http://www.carlockcopeland.com
Fax: 404-523-2345; 404-222-9482
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For more than 35 years, the attorneys of Carlock, Copeland & Stair, LLP have excelled in the defense of civil litigation matters involving tort and commercial claims for our clients. Our attorneys are skilled in advocating the rights of our clients and advising them on litigated and non-litigated matters. With offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina, we regularly practice in all state courts and federal courts, state administrative agencies, and federal administrative agencies in Georgia, South Carolina and other states. Our clients included insured individuals, businesses of all sizes, primary insurers, excess insurers and third-party administrators. Please visit our website at www.carlockcopeland.com for complete firm information.
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Eleventh Circuit holds that Standard for Georgia ROR is "Adequacy"
L. Elizabeth Albright, November 10, 2014
In evaluating whether an insurer made a proper reservation of rights (ROR), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in an unpublished opinion, held that whether the insurer fairly informed the insured of its coverage position is the proper standard in assessing whether coverage defenses were...
Homeowner's Policies Do Not Cover Auto Accidents
October 3, 2014
The appellate courts in Georgia have confirmed that homeowner’s policies clearly do not provide coverage for damages arising from the use of a motor vehicle, regardless of who owned or was operating the vehicle. Although most homeowner’s policies plainly exclude coverage for such...
Allocation of Underlying Settlement and UM Coverage Set-Off
August 19, 2014
Long standing Georgia law requires a claimant to exhaust the tortfeasor’s underlying liability insurance limits before looking to uninsured motorist insurance for coverage. Daniels v. Johnson, 270 Ga. 289, 290 (1998). Additionally, Georgia public policy prohibits the recovery of punitive...