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ATTORNEYS
Morgan & Morgan ............................................................3
www.forthepeople.com
Tyrone Law Firm, PC ..................................................... 22
Tyronelaw.com
Warshauer Law Group, PC ....................Inside Front Cover
www.warlawgroup.com

was not performing work duties or being

claim and that his injuries are compensable

paid by the employer when he traveled to

under the continuous employment doctrine.

BAR COMPLAINT DEFENSE
Warren R. Hinds, P.C. .................................................... 26
www.warrenhindslaw.com
BUSINESS VALUATION
Business Appraisal Group LLC .......................................42
www.bval.net

a motel near a job site. The Court also held

The Court pointed out that the Supreme Court

that payment for prescription medications

of Georgia has held that O.C.G.A. § 34-9-221

by the Employer/Insurer is not "compensa-

governs the procedure for payment of income

tion" that would trigger the 60 day deadline

benefits.5 Because the prescription card was

for controverting a claim under O.C.G.A.

not an income benefit, it did not constitute com-

§ 34-9-221(h).

pensation under O.C.G.A. § 34-9-221(h).

CLIENT FUNDING
Fast Funds, Inc. ................................................................6
www.fastfundsforyou.com

Kendrick was a Georgia resident who

The Court also held that because Kendrick

was employed by SRA Track, Inc. repair-

had previously returned to his home and

COURT REPORTING & VIDEO SERVICES
Veritext Legal Solutions..................................................15
www.veritext.com

ing railroad tracks in various states. On the

Georgia for the weekend, and because he

evening of Sunday, January 13, 2013, Kenrick

was not performing duties or being paid by

left his home in Georgia to drive to a motel

SRA as he traveled to the motel, he was not

in Alabama where he planned to spend the

continuously employed. Accordingly, the Court

night before working the next morning. On

affirmed the judgment of the Superior Court. ●

EXPERT CONSULTING & EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES
Physician Life Care Planning ..........................................21
PhysicianLCP.com
FORENSIC ENGINEERING
Forcon International .......................................................15
www.forcon.com

the way, he was injured in a motorcycle accident. After the accident, Kendrick received a

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

FUNDING
Redwood Funding Group, LLC..........................................7
www.redwoodfundinggroup.com

prescription card from the Employer/Insurer

Dylan Bess is an attorney with the

which he used until December 2013 to help

law firm Morgan & Morgan Atlanta,

IMAGING
CP Healthcare...................................................................4
cphealthcare.co

pay for pain medicine.
In March 2014, the Employer/Insurer

ers' compensation claims, representing injured

INJURY SPECIALISTS
ML Healthcare ................................................................11
www.mlhealthcare.com

controverted the claim on the grounds that

workers. He can be reached at (404) 965-1886 or

the accident did not arise out of and in the

by email at dbess@forthepeople.com.

INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
Delve Information Resources, Inc. .................................37
www.delveinfo.com
LAWYERS
The Orlando Firm, P.C............................Inside Back Cover
www.orlandofirm.com
LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT
Alice M. Adams, RN LNCC MSCC ................................. 33
www.aliceadams.com
Nationwide Medical - Legal Solutions........................... 35
www.medicalegalsolutions.com
MEDIATION/ARBITRATION SERVICES
South Georgia ADR Service, LLC ...................................13
www.southgeorgiaadr.com
MEDIATORS
National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals ................ 27
www.georgiamediators.org

PLLC. He currently handles work-

course of Kendrick's employment. Following
the hearing, the ALJ denied Kendrick's claim
finding that the accident did not arise out and
in the course Kendrick's employment and
that he was not a continuous employee at
the time. The Appellate Division adopted the
ALJ's order and the Superior Court affirmed
by operation of law.
Kendrick appealed to the Court of Appeals
arguing that O.C.G.A. § 34-9-221 barred the
Employer/Insurer from controverting the

ENDNOTES

1 Ray Bell Constr. Co. v. King, 281 Ga. 853, 855 (2007).
2 MARTA v. Thompson, 326 Ga. App. 631 (2014).
3 Presiding Judge McFadden dissented, arguing that
the Appellate Division's conclusion "rests on an
overly-narrow view of what Georgia law views to
be 'required by his employment'" and that the case
should have been remanded to the Appellate Division
for a complete analysis.
4 See Conwood Corp. v. Guinn, 190 Ga. App. 595 (1989)
(holding that the Act makes no provision for an appeal
to the superior court from a decision by the full board
other than one which grants or denies compensation).
5 Meredith v. Atlanta Intermodal Rail Svcs., 274 Ga.
809 (2002).

MEDICAL CONSULTANTS
Benchmark Rehab Partners .......................................... 30
www.benchmarkpt.com
MEDICAL EXPERTS
American Medical Forensic Specialists (AMFS) .................37
www.AMFS.com
PERSONAL INJURY
CP Healthcare...................................................................4
cphealthcare.co
PERSONAL INJURY TRIAL
Stone Law Group................................Outside Back Cover
www.stonelaw.com
SETTLEMENT CONSULTANTS
Forge Consulting ............................................................13
www.forgeconsulting.com
Synergy Settlement Services ...........................................8
www.synergysettlements.com
VALUATION SERVICES
Business Appraisal Group LLC .......................................42
www.bval.net
WORKERS COMPENSATION
CP Healthcare...................................................................4
cphealthcare.co

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P.O. Box 7140 - Tifton, GA 31793 * www.bval.net

A professional business valuation firm specializing in business
appraisal, business appraisal consulting, and litigation support
services for closely held businesses in virtually all industry segments.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Verdict - Summer 2017

President’s Message
Don’t Stop Fighting: Overcoming Obstacles Leads to Record Verdict in Camden County
Amazing Things Happen When Women Get Involved!
AAJ Addresses Top Concerns with Congress
Pro Bono Representation: A Bond Forged between a Naval Officer and Trial Lawyer
3 Tips for Defeating Daubert Motions
Common Issues to Stay on Guard in Cases Involving Tortious Security Officers
The Confusing Question of Causation in Criminal Attack Premises Liability Cases
Technology: Notetaking for the Digital Lawyer
New Lawyers’ Corner: 6 Questions for Verdict
Pope Langdale: Community Investments for a Cause
Case Updates: Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959
Workers’ Comp: Standard of Review — “Any Evidence” Rule
Thank You, Civil Justice PAC Contributors!
GTLA Champion Members
Welcome New GTLA Members!
Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - cover1
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Don’t Stop Fighting: Overcoming Obstacles Leads to Record Verdict in Camden County
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 11
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Amazing Things Happen When Women Get Involved!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - AAJ Addresses Top Concerns with Congress
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Pro Bono Representation: A Bond Forged between a Naval Officer and Trial Lawyer
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - 3 Tips for Defeating Daubert Motions
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - Common Issues to Stay on Guard in Cases Involving Tortious Security Officers
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - 23
Verdict - Summer 2017 - The Confusing Question of Causation in Criminal Attack Premises Liability Cases
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - Technology: Notetaking for the Digital Lawyer
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Verdict - Summer 2017 - 30
Verdict - Summer 2017 - New Lawyers’ Corner: 6 Questions for Verdict
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 32
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 33
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Pope Langdale: Community Investments for a Cause
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 35
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Case Updates: Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 37
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Workers’ Comp: Standard of Review — “Any Evidence” Rule
Verdict - Summer 2017 - 39
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Thank You, Civil Justice PAC Contributors!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Welcome New GTLA Members!
Verdict - Summer 2017 - Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
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