Attorneys

HENRY E. SCRUDDER, JR.

Partner

Founding partner, Hank Scrudder, has more than 35 years of experience defending businesses and individuals in Georgia State and Federal Courts.

Hank has extensive experience defending complex cases, primarily involving medical malpractice, professional liability, insurance coverage disputes, common carrier liability, and commercial casualty claims. Mr. Scrudder is AV Preeminent peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is an active member of both the Defense Research Institute and the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.

EDUCATION

  • Duke University of Law, Juris Doctor, 1979; member of Moot Court Board
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, summa cum laude, 1976; Phi Beta Kappa

PUBLICATIONS, NEWS & RESOURCES

  • “Completed Operations: Coverage Issues” (2007, Crawford & Company, Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Ethical Concerns Involved with Billing Audits and Staff Counsel” (2000, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Georgia Products Liability” (1996, National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, Southeastern Regional Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Basic Coverage Issues Encountered in the Handling of Third-Party Liability Claims” (1995, National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, Southeastern Regional Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Issues Arising From Comprehensive General Liability Coverage” (1991, Hanover Insurance Company, Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Key Aspects of Georgia Law Relating to Personal Injury and Property Damage Claims” (1989, New Hampshire Insurance Company, Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • “Comprehensive General Liability Insurance Policy and Coverage Analysis” (1987, American International Group, Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Non-Trucking Use Coverage and ICC Regulations – Problems in Application” (1987, J. Gordan Gaines, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia)
  • “Initial Handling of Nursing Home Liability Claims” (1986, Angell Group, Springfield, Missouri)
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AFFILIATIONS

Defense Research Institute
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
– Board of Directors (1993-1999)
– Editor of the Law Journal (1993)
– Chairman of Amicus Committee (1995-1997)
– Chairman of the Legislative Committee (1993-1995)

AWARDS

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