Percy Blount

Glover, Blount, & Hyatt P.C.
429 Walker Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901

706-722-3786



Areas Of Practice

Business
Commercial
Conflict
Divorce
Insurance
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Real Estate

 
 


EDUCATION:


University of Georgia

Degree: B.A. 1963


University of Memphis

Degree: J.D. 1966


BAR ADMISSION
:


State Bar of Georgia,

Admitted 1967


ADMITTED TO


PRACTICE:

Superior Courts, State of Georgia

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

United States District Court - Southern

District of Georgia

United States Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals - Eleventh Circuit

United States Supreme Court


BAR
MEMBERSHIPS:


State Bar of Georgia

Augusta Bar Association

Rated AV - Martindale-Hubble


MEDIATION


CERTIFICATION:


Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Forums


MEDIATION/ARBITRATION
TRAINING:


Basic Mediation Course 1986

Advanced Mediation Course 1990

 


MEDIATION/ARBITRATION


EXPERIENCE:


MEDIATION - Mediated in excess of 1500 cases

BINDING ARBITRATION - Arbitrated in excess of 125 cases

In 1997 appointed by the Superior Court of Richmond

County, Georgia as Arbitrator to determine property

damage disputes of landowners against Atlanta Gas

Light Company. The Arbitrator determined the

damage and fair market value of real property

affected by the former operation of the Atlanta Gas

Light Manufacturing Plant.

Have arbitrated or mediated numerous domestic cases

on issues of property division as well as custody and

visitation issues.


TYPES OF CASES MEDIATED

AND/OR ARBITRATED:


Insurance law: Includes mediation of disputes on lifeinsurance policies; home owners policies; fire claims;

flood loss claims; and contribution among insurers

Medical malpractice cases: (including cases with

multiple defendants) and hospital liability

Motor vehicle accidents:

(personal injury, property

damage and wrongful death)

Health insurance subrogation

Products liability (including cases with multiple

defendants)

Intentional torts: Malicious prosecution; false arrest;

false imprisonment; malicious use of civil process

Premises liability Slip and fall; insufficient securitycases; dog bite cases

Construction cases

Business and commercial disputes (including consumer disputes)

Discrimination cases

School Board disputes

Domestic cases

Environmental cases


QUALIFICATION SKILLS

AND EXPERIENCE:


Forty-five years as a trial Lawyer. This includes

representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil

matters, including medical malpractice; professional

liability; products liability; premises liability; motor

vehicle accidents; environmental law; class action

disputes; workers' compensation; domestic law;

criminal law in both state and federal courts.
Have filed briefs and represented clients in the

Supreme Court of Georgia, Supreme Court of the

United States, Court of Appeals of Georgia; United

States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; United

States Court of Appeals for the 11h Circuit.


JUDICIAL

EXPERIENCE:


Judge, Municipal Court, City of Harlem, Georgia

1985 to Present

Judge, Municipal Court, City of Waynesboro, Georgia

1995 to Present


MEDIATION

PANELS:


Employment Dispute Services, Inc.

EDUCATION: University of Georgia Degree: B.A. 1963 University of Memphis Degree: J.D. 1966 BAR ADMISSION: State Bar of Georgia, Admitted 1967 Rated AV - Martindale-Hubble


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
: United States Supreme Court Superior Courts, State of Georgia Court of Appeals of Georgia Supreme Court of Georgia United States District Court - Southern District of Georgia United States Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals - Eleventh Circuit BAR MEMBERSHIPS: State Bar of Georgia Augusta Bar Association


QUALIFICATION SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:


FIRMS
Sole Practitioner 1967-1969 Saul & Bowen 1969-1972 Saul & Blount 1972-1982 Glover & Blount 1983-1999 Glover Blount & Millians 1999-2011 Glover Blount & Hyatt 2011 - Present


AREAS OF PRACTICE


Insurance Defense and related insurance matters Mediation and Arbitration


REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS


Southern General Insurance Company Progressive Insurance Companies State Farm Insurance Companies Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance Company First Acceptance Insurance Company / US Auto Hallmark Insurance Company Mendota Insurance Company SRS-Sedgwick Unitrin-Kemper Colony Insurance Company Gallagher-Bassett Services, Inc. Canal Insurance Company Grange Insurance Companies USAA General Casualty Insurance


EXPERIENCE


Forty-five years as a trial lawyer representing clients in civil matters, including professional liability, product liability, premise liability, motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, class actions, environmental law, and workers compensation.

Have filed briefs and represented clients in the Supreme Court of Georgia, Supreme Court of the United States, Court of Appeals of Georgia; United States Court of Appeal for the 5th Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.


JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE:


Judge, Municipal Court, City of Harlem, Georgia - 1985 to Present Judge, Municipal Court, City of Waynesboro, Georgia - 1995 to Present


MEDIATION/ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE:


MEDIATION - Mediated in excess of 1500 cases BINDING ARBITRATION - Arbitrated in excess of 125 cases


In 1997 appointed by the Superior Court of Richmond County, Georgia as Arbitrator to determine property damage disputes of landowners against Atlanta Gas Light Company. The Arbitrator determined the damage and fair market value of real property affected by the former operation of the Atlanta Gas Light Manufacturing Plant.

 

TYPES OF CASES MEDIATED AND/OR ARBITRATED:


Insurance law: Includes mediation of disputes on life insurance policies; home owners policies; fire claims; flood loss claims; and contribution among insurers

Medical malpractice cases: (including cases with multiple defendants) and hospital liability

Motor vehicle accidents: (personal injury, property damage and wrongful death)

Health insurance subrogation Products liability: (including cases with multiple defendants) Intentional torts: Malicious prosecution; false arrest; false imprisonment;

malicious use of civil process Premises liability: Slip and fall; insufficient security cases; dog bite cases Construction cases

Business and commercial disputes (including consumer disputes) Discrimination cases School Board disputes Domestic cases Environmental cases

Glover, Blount & Hyatt P.C  
 
429 Walker St.
 
Augusta, GA 30901  
 
Phone
: 706-722-3786
 
Fax
: 706-722-7145  

Email:
[email protected]
 
B
usiness Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM