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Jeffrey Hugh Dover

Jeffrey Hugh Dover

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Trucking Accident, Workers Compensation

About Me

Jeff Dover is an Atlanta car and truck accident and medical malpractice attorney. Jeff is the founder and lead attorney of the Dover Law Firm which he established in 1991. 


He is licensed to practice in all of the State and Superior Courts of Georgia, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is admitted to the United States District Court in Georgia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Georgia State Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers’ Association.


Jeff has personally handled or overseen in excess of 1,200 cases, and he is committed to helping injury victims collect fair and full compensation when their injuries are due to someone else's negligence.  His list of cases argued in jury trials range from injury cases involving automobile accidents to medical malpractice, especially misdiagnosis cases. He has aggressively prosecuted legal malpractice cases. As a trial attorney, Jeff Dover has argued multiple appeals in both the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court, as well as in the federal appellate circuits.



Jeff is the author of three books designed to help injury and medical malpractice victims understand their rights and avoid the key mistakes that often impact a person's ability to collect money damages for their injuries.  His books are:


Four Common Mistakes that Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Injury Claim.


I Have Cancer…Should It Have Been Caught Earlier?


Why Did This Critical Medical Error Happen to Me?


Georgia residents can also find a wealth of information regarding specific medical malpractice topics, auto and truck accidents, insurance company tactics, and reports on individual types of cancer in the Free Reports section of DoverLawFirm.com.


 

 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Car Accidents: 50%
    24 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    24 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 15%
    24 years
  4. Workers Compensation: 10%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-45%)

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • John Ryan Worman

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    John Worman Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael T Gibson

    I strongly endorse Jeff for Georgia car accident and malpractice cases. He is a relentless advocate for justice, and has a sincere passion for making sure that his clients, not only get the best results possible, but are truly educated throughout the process. He is the author of several helpful consumer guides on Georgia auto accident and medical malpractice claims. I strongly recommend consumers in Georgia read the same.

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    Michael Gibson Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Dover Law Firm

260 Peachtree St., NW
Suite 2200
Atlanta, GA, 30303

Dover Law Firm

12600 Deerfield Parkway
Suite 100
Alpharetta, GA, 30004

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199106/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and Lead AttorneyDover Law Firm1991 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
The State Bar of GeorgiaMember1991 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Lung Cancer: Abnormal Chest X-Ray, Failure to Inform Patient and Failure to Follow-up Screening TestThe case went to trial. After five days of testimony the case was settled.
Rectal Cancer: Misread Barium Enema Delay in Diagnosis – Wrongful DeathThe case was settled before trial.
Thomas v. White -- Court of Appeals of GeorgiaCourt found in favor of our client, Jury returned a verdict in our client's favor

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ReportGetting Your Car Fixed After a Wreck2013
Special ReportThe Top 5 Questions About Getting a Car Rental After a Wreck2013
Special ReportGeorgia Child Safety Seat Laws2011
Special ReportIf You've Been In A Wreck DON'T Do These Four Things2010
Special ReportCancer: Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Errors2010
Special ReportSurgery -- Common Problems and Surgical Errors2010
Special ReportLung Cancer: The Risks, the Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment2010
Special ReportTypical Insurance Company Tactics2010
Special ReportAnesthesia: Standard Procedures and Common Errors2010
Special ReportMedications: Prescription, Administration and Other Common Errors2010
Special ReportBreast Cancer: The Risks, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment2010
Special ReportColon and Rectal Cancers: The Risks, Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment2010
Special ReportNursing Home Negligence2010
Special ReportPregnancy and Childbirth: Common Practice and Common Errors2010
Special ReportProstate Cancer: The Risks, the Warning Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment2010
Special ReportProviders: Credentials, Supervision, and Standard of Care2010
Special ReportSkin Cancer: The Risks, the Warning Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment2010
Special ReportStroke: Causes, Diagnosis, and Medical Errors2010
Special ReportThe Heart Report: Common Diseases and Medical Errors2010
BookFour Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Injury Claim2010
BookI Have Cancer...Should It Have Been Caught Earlier2010
BookWhy Did This Critical Medical Error Happen to Me?2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Shorter UniversityBusiness Management with an emphasis in FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Radio Interview on Georgia Radio 101.9 WBGE FMCancer Delayed Diagnosis -- mp32011