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Douglas W. Smith, Partner

Doug has practiced in the insurance defense arena for many years concentrating in the areas of Medical Malpractice, General Liability and Long Term Care.

Currently, he has a very active practice in the defense of doctors, nurses, dentists, optometrists, chiropractors and long term care facilities. Doug also represents a number of hospitals in the State of Georgia. He has tried over fifty malpractice cases to a jury, and more than one hundred and thirty cases overall. He has represented over two hundred professionals before their respective Licensing Boards.

Doug also has a very active general liability practice with solid experience in premises liability and automobile defense work. He also is handling a good number of coverage situations and has become quite experienced in defending bad faith/extra-contractual damages cases. More and more, Doug is providing counseling to a number of companies in an effort to keep them out of these perilous situations.