Gary M. Kellar, an attorney in Spicer Rudstrom’s Nashville office, was part of a panel discussion at the recent Primerus Defense Institute Transportation Seminar. The session, “Depositions that Can Make or Break a Truck Accident Case,” highlighted the importance of preparation in terms of the driver, the safety director, and the witness. Specifically, Gary focused on Corporate Rule 30(B)(6) and particular practice pointers. In addition to Gary were Andy Isakoff, with Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., and Jeff Pincus, an attorney with Lewis Johs Avallone Avile LLP.

The conference was held Feb. 16-17, 2017 in San Antonio. Furthermore, Primerus members and trucking/transportation clients, including risk managers, safety directors, and insurance carriers, were in attendance.

Gary is a trial lawyer and adviser to insurance clients, concentrating on insurance defense and trucking/transportation litigation. Also, he holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Spicer Rudstrom is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms. Thus, as a member, the firm is committed to the six pillars of Primerus quality, which include integrity, excellent work product, reasonable fees, continuing legal education, civility, and community service. Moreover, the Primerus Transportation Practice Group focuses on assisting the transportation and trucking industry in the defense of wrongful death, personal injury, property damage, and cargo claims. Additionally, Primerus firm members are prepared to assist with accident investigations and assessments on an immediate basis throughout the U.S.