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24 09, 2015

New Federal Motor Carrier Regulations Governing a Driver’s Hours-of-Service

September 24th, 2015|Articles|

New Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations govern the hours-of-service requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers.  This article covers the changes in the regulations, the purpose behind the changes, and the relevance of the regulations to civil litigation arising out of a collision.

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24 09, 2015

Georgia Workers’ Compensation Overview

September 24th, 2015|Articles|

This is a quick reference guide to important provisions of the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act.  The overview provides easy to find information on many aspects of the Act and is a convenient resource for all who are involved in the Workers’ Compensation arena.

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24 09, 2015

2015 Georgia Workers’ Compensation Legislative Changes

September 24th, 2015|Articles|

This is a brief summary of the 2015 legislative changes to the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act. These changes went into effect on July 1, 2015 and reflect changes in indemnity rates as well as other changes to the Act.

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8 09, 2015

Unique Coverage Issues in Flood Losses

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In October 2013, Wayne Taylor and Arthur Park, along with an attorney from another firm, have co-authored an article published in The American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. The article, Unique Coverage Issues in Flood Losses, appears in Volume 48, Issue 2 (Winter 2013) and discusses special coverage issues for […]

8 09, 2015

REI slides for NACLE

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In November 2013, Arthur J. Park taught a CLE course entitled What to Reasonably Expect in the Coming Years from the Reasonable Expectations of the Insured Doctrine. The one-hour course was sponsored by the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, and the recording is still available nationwide at http://www.nacle.com/CLE/Courses/What-to-Reasonably-Expect-in-the-Coming-Years-from-the-Reasonable-Expectations-o-534.
The lecture discusses some major cases […]

8 09, 2015

Reasonable Expectations article

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In April 2013, Arthur J. Park’s article, What to Reasonably Expect in the Coming Years from the Reasonable Expectations of the Insured Doctrine, was published in volume 49 of the Willamette Law Review. The article discusses some major cases that have rejected the “REI” doctrine and how the REI doctrine should be used by […]

8 09, 2015

Montreal Convention slides for NACLE

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In April 2015, Arthur J. Park’s most recent CLE presentation, The Montreal Convention: Rules and Regulations that Govern and Affect Most International Flights, became available through the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. The Montreal Convention governs international travel and limits the liability of carriers in the “international carriage of persons, baggage or cargo.”

The […]

8 09, 2015

Indemnity 101 CLE

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In September 2014, Arthur J. Park co-instructed a CE/CLE course provided to aviation claims personnel from various insurance companies entitled Indemnity 101: Tips from Lessons Learned, which dealt with types of indemnity agreements, the legal principles involved, additional insured status, and practical tips for indemnity claims.

Indemnity agreements are found in almost all aviation contracts […]

8 09, 2015

Aviation 101 The Montreal Convention

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In June 2014, Arthur J. Park’s article Aviation 101: The Montreal Convention was published in the State Bar of Georgia – Aviation Law Section Newsletter. The Montreal Convention governs international travel and limits the liability of carriers in the “international carriage of persons, baggage or cargo.”

The Montreal Convention came into effect in the United […]

8 09, 2015

ACI Aviation – Indemnity

September 8th, 2015|Articles|

In May 2014, Arthur J. Park was a panel speaker at the American Conference Institute Aviation Claims & Litigation Conference in Chicago, Illinois. His topic was “The Latest Developments and Trends in Liability Apportionment and Contractual Indemnity Issues.” The panel addressed issues related to the proper interpretation of indemnity agreements in various aviation contracts […]