Below is an article that our firm’s John Sherrod co-wrote for the Georgia Trial Lawyer’s Association’s official magazine, The Verdict. It details an important case that our firm tried in Douglas County and the subsequent lengthy appeal that resulted in a change in the law that disfavors consumers harmed by dangerous products. Fortunately, our clients prevailed but the drastic change in strict liability law by Georgia’s highest court must be addressed by the Georgia legislature. Otherwise, makers of dangerous products that harm consumers will more easily avoid responsibility in Georgia.
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John W. Sherrod is a Founding Partner of Sherrod & Bernard, P.C., who has represented injury victims and their families in Georgia for more than 30 years. A native of Marietta, Georgia, John graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1984 and graduated from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law at the top of his class in 1987. In addition to his law practice, John is a frequent speaker at trial lawyer functions and an active member of several professional organizations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and Southern Trial Lawyers Association.