Author Archives: Anthonia Spencer

Settlement Challenged in Takata Air Bag Case

Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case against Takata airbag manufacturers (Takata Corp.) are calling for a delay in the finalization of the $1 billion settlement in the suit. Pope McGlamry attorney Thomas P. Willingham, working on behalf of plaintiff Shonda McCall, stated in his court filing that… “the proposed plea agreement is wrought with […]

Pope McGlamry Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against City of Atlanta

Pope McGlamry, in partnership with the Fowler Firm, has filed suit against the City of Atlanta on behalf of the estate of Wickie Bryant.  Bryant was arrested on a misdemeanor charge and held at the Atlanta City Detention Center.  She suffered from a number of physical and mental health issues, including schizophrenia, diabetes and hypertension.  […]

Judge Awards Damages Against Katt Williams in Assault Case

March 8, 2017 – On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, a Hall County State Court judge awarded Pope McGlamry’s client, Paul Love, $86,715.00 in damages arising from an assault incident instigated by Micah “Katt” Williams, that took place on February 29, 2016.  Mr. Love was working at Leslie’s Pool Supplies in Gainesville, Georgia when Mr. Williams […]

Congrats to the Grady High School mock trial team

    Congratulations to the Grady High School mock trial team. They won their region on Jan 31 and won District III on Feb 19. They are one of the 8 teams headed to State at the Gwinnett Justice Center in Lawrenceville. Kudos to their coach Caroline McGlamry.  

Congratulations to M.J. Blakely who was awarded the Gate City Bar, 2017 A.T. Walden Outstanding Lawyer Award.

A.T. Walden was admitted to the practice of law in 1912 and was a distinguished member of the Atlanta legal community. It was A.T. Walden that won lawsuits that helped to desegregate the Atlanta public schools and the University of Georgia. A.T. Walden also litigated to help equalize pay for African American teachers in Georgia. […]

Mike McGlamry to speak at AAJ’s Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation seminar

  Mike McGlamry to speak at AAJ’s Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation seminar at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel in Miami Beach, FL on January 25-27, 2017. Mike will speak on the Wright Hip Settlement Update and will cover settlement background terms, settlement administration and lien resolution, excluded claims and second settlement prospects. AAJ’s Hot Topics […]

Pope McGlamry participates in the largest pay to play settlement against hospital chain Tenet Healthcare with $513 million settlement

Atlanta, GA (October 26, 2016) – Georgia based law firm Pope McGlamry is pleased to have partnered with Wilbanks & Gouinlock to achieve a record taxpayer settlement in national healthcare fraud. The criminal and civil claims relate to a scheme to defraud the United States and to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals. Whistleblower Reveals […]

Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to NFL Settlement

The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear the final challenges to a settlement between the NFL and its former players regarding brain injuries due to the concussions players suffered during their time in the League.  The unanimous judgment of the Third Circuit, which affirmed Senior U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody’s 2015 approval […]

The GTLA 2016 Holiday Workshop

M.J. Blakely, Shareholder at Pope McGlamry, will be co-chairing the holiday workshop presented by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) on December 9, 2016 at the St. Regis hotel in Atlanta. About The GTLA Holiday Workshop 2016 The GTLA provides essential resources for trial lawyers, including CLE seminars, access to fellow members and research tools to […]