Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. (BBGA) is pleased to announce the promotion of BBGA attorney Charles W. “Chase” Ruffin to shareholder.
As a member of BBGA’s mass tort and personal injury practice groups, Chase handles a wide range of matters including cases involving defective medical devices, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, car and truck accidents, and dangerous property conditions.
Chase is passionate about helping injured clients or those who have lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence. He played a key role in the firm’s representation of hundreds of clients injured by defective surgical mesh devices. He has also successfully helped injured clients recover fair compensation from insurance companies that defend negligent nursing homes, healthcare facilities, and other businesses across a variety of industries.
Before joining BBGA in 2019, Chase worked for two large regional law firms in Atlanta and Macon, where he represented clients in personal injury cases, business disputes, intellectual property disputes, eminent domain cases, and real estate disputes. Chase’s broad litigation experience allows him to approach each case from a unique angle, and he works hard to use this experience to achieve the best possible results for the firm’s clients.
Chase graduated with honors from Georgia State University College of Law. During law school, Chase served on Georgia State’s Law Review and was a member of the Moot Court team. He also worked for both trial court and appellate judges, which provided him with unique insight into how judges and their staff analyze and reach decisions in cases. Chase continues to use the insight gained during these experiences in his practice today.