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Richard H. Hill, II

Partner

Rick Hill’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on catastrophic injury, product liability, common carrier liability, aviation law and medical malpractice. Rick has litigated and resolved cases involving serious injury and wrongful death in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and California.

Education

University of Georgia, B.B.A., cum laude,1992
Phi Kappa Phi

University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1995
Order of the Barristers

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia

Representative Experience

Served as national coordinating counsel for international common carrier in wrongful death and personal injury cases arising from motor coach accidents.

Represents national and regional long-haul trucking companies throughout the U.S. in wrongful death and personal injury cases arising from tractor trailer accidents.

Represents tire manufacturers and automobile service centers throughout the U.S. in defense of personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from tire failures.

Represented physicians and hospitals in wrongful death and personal injury actions involving allegations of medical malpractice.

Represents Fixed Base Operators ("FBOs") in actions involving allegations of negligent operation and maintenance of fixed wing aircraft.

Awards & Recognitions

American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®, Top Rated Lawyer, Transportation (2013)

Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Rising Stars List, Personal Injury Defense: General (2010)

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Aviation Insurance Association

Defense Research Institute

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Events & Speaking Engagements

"How to Prepare for and Give a Deposition," delivered to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, 2013.

"How to Argue and Win an Appeal," Georgia Law Alumni Advocacy Series - University of Georgia School of Law, February 2006.