Spencer A. Bomar

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Spencer A. Bomar

Professional Profile

Spencer is a Partner at Weathington McGrew, P.C. He specializes in defending high exposure lawsuits, primarily medical malpractice suits and claims, though Spencer has also defended individuals and corporations involved in other practice areas, including high stakes products liability, premises liability, and automobile liability cases. Since 2000, Spencer has represented defendants in approximately 20 jury trials throughout Georgia. Whether the case is tried, dismissed, arbitrated, or informally resolved through mediation, Spencer’s experience provides clients with the counsel and advice required for them to obtain the desired outcome for the circumstances presented in each individual case.

Spencer is actively involved in professional organizations and regularly presents at seminars and contributes to publications related to his areas of practice. He also enjoys regularly volunteering his time at his Church, as well as his son’s school and sports organizations.

Practice Areas

  • Healthcare/Professional Liability
  • Life Sciences
  • General Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile Liability

Bar & court admissions

  • Georgia, 2000
    • State Court
    • Superior Court
    • Court of Appeals
    • Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court
    • Northern District (GA)
    • Middle District (GA)
    • Southern District (GA)

Education

  • University of Alabama, School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • University of Georgia, B.A., 1997, cum laude
  • Defense verdict in favor of a general surgeon in a week-long medical malpractice trial in Gwinnett County. The case involved a delayed bowel perforation complication days after performance of a rectosigmoid colon resection. The surgeon was alleged to have failed to recognize signs of infection in the post-operative period in order to timely diagnose the problem. (2017)
  • Defense verdict in favor of an internal medicine physician in a case alleging that the discontinuation of a sub-acute rehab patient’s Heparin medication was premature and that the patient died of an acute pulmonary embolism as a result. (2016)
  • Presented “Cooperating Co-Defendants” at the Georgia Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s (GSHRM) Annual Conference. (2016)
  • Defense verdict in favor of a plastic surgeon alleged to have failed to timely diagnose a rare, invasive fungal infection in a patient who died as a result. (2016)
  • Defense verdict in favor of a urological surgeon who allegedly failed to intervene as the assistant, but more experienced surgeon, to prevent a surgical complication during a nephrectomy caused by another urological surgeon. (2015)
  • Bomar, Spencer A. (January 2015), Practical Tip: Did the Affordable Care Act End the Collateral Source Rule?, Law Journal Newsletters, Product Liability Law & Strategy.
  • Voluntary dismissal in air compressor explosion case causing catastrophic burn injuries when proven defendant did not manufacture, but only distributed the component part alleged to have caused the explosion. (2012)
  • Summary judgment on issue of causation in a pharmacy case alleging professional negligence and RICO allegations. (2010)
  • Medical malpractice action was dismissed for Plaintiff’s failure to comply with 2007 version of O.C.G.A.§9-11-9.1. The dismissal was upheld on appeal. Peck v. Bishop, 668 S.E.2d 558 (2009).
  • Arbitration victory for fire suppression sprinkler system contractor involving a department store’s large property damage claim. (2007)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated
  • Super Lawyers®, Georgia Rising Star (2007, 2009, 2011)
  • Premier 100, National Academy of Jurisprudence (2015)

  • Georgia Bar Association, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • Claim and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
    • Former Vice President – Atlanta Chapter
    • Former Secretary – Atlanta Chapter
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member
  • Georgia Society of Healthcare Risk Managers, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
    • Drug and Medical Device Committee
    • Medical Liability Committee
    • Product Liability Committee
    • Insurance Law Sub-Committee
  • Federalist Society, Member
  • College of Elders, Presbyterian Church USA