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Can a Victim Get Special Damages in a Georgia Auto Accident?

Posted in Car Accidents,Georgia Court of Appeals on January 19, 2022

Can a Victim Get Special Damages in a Georgia Auto Accident? A trucking company filed a lawsuit against Jacqueline Duckworth, alleging that she rear-ended one of its vehicles. Duckworth filed a motion for summary judgment, claiming that the trucking company failed to present evidence of its special damages. The trial court agreed and granted summary… read more

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Go UGA!

Posted in Uncategorized on January 10, 2022

We are cheering for the University of Georgia Bulldogs in tonight’s National Championship!

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Truck Accidents Are Different to Car Accidents and Require Different Regulations

Posted in truck accident on January 10, 2022

Lots of lawyers all over the country advertise that they handle “accidents”.  However, not all “accidents” are the same. Having a Georgia accident lawyer is not the same thing as having a Georgia truck accident lawyer. Is a Commercial Trucking Accident Lawsuit Different than an Auto Accident Lawsuit? Yes! Truck drivers and trucking companies must… read more

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Atlanta Truck Accidents

Posted in truck accident on January 3, 2022

In 2019, Georgia saw 217 large truck and bus fatalities. Many of these fatal accidents happen in the Atlanta Metro area. What Roads are the Most Dangerous in the Atlanta Metro Area? In the Atlanta area, there are several areas that see a high number of 18-wheeler accidents due to the heavy traffic on the… read more

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Driving this Holiday Season and New Years

Posted in Car Accidents on December 28, 2021

Georgia, like many other states, has more people on the roads during the holiday season. That means more distracted drivers, more people driving impaired, and more out-of-state visitors unfamiliar with Georgia’s roads and weather conditions. All of this can result in more accidents. “As travel is expected to rebound to pre-pandemic levels, and roads are… read more

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Is a Truck Company Liable for a Driver’s Injuries from a Faulty Trailer Part?

Posted in truck accidents on December 23, 2021

Is a Truck Company Liable for a Driver’s Injuries from a Faulty Trailer Part? Mark Moorehead sued Ryder Truck Rental for injuries he sustained when a metal rail used to secure cargo inside the trailer came loose from the wall, causing the cargo to fall on him. Background Moorehead worked as a truck driver for… read more

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Necrotizing enterocolitis in premature newborns because of Similac or Enfamil cow milk-based formula.

Posted in medical device recall on December 17, 2021

Baby Formula NEC Lawsuit Attorneys Our Atlanta personal injury attorneys at Tobin Injury Law are investigating claims involving premature born infants who developed necrotizing enterocolitis after being fed Similac or Enfamil cow milk-based formulas. Every newborn is in a delicate stage of development and requires gentle care particularly if that infant is born prematurely. According… read more

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Question of Fact for the Jury to Decide: Expert and all

Posted in Car Accidents,expert testimony,Georgia Court of Appeals on December 13, 2021

Does It Matter if a Pedestrian was Walking in the Road or on the Side when He’s Hit by a Vehicle? Jess Spires sued Raven Thomas for injuries he sustained when he was struck by Thomas’ vehicle. According to Thomas, she was traveling north on a straight part of State Road 87 when she hit… read more

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Can a Child Bring a Wrongful Death Case in Georgia on Behalf of a Deceased Parent?

Posted in wrongful death,wrongful death in Georgia on December 6, 2021

Can a Child Bring a Wrongful Death Action in Georgia on Behalf of a Deceased Parent? An ER physician and his medical practice (“Defendants”) appealed from a trial court’s order denying their motion for judgment on the pleadings in a wrongful death action. They contended that the trial court erred by concluding that the Plaintiff… read more

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Can a Non-Party Join an Already Filed Case

Posted in Georgia Supreme Court decisions,truck accidents on December 1, 2021

Can you join in a lawsuit that is already under way? Not long ago, we discussed an earlier facet of this case, where a Georgia federal district court held that a “shotgun” pleading violates the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and doesn’t have enough clarity to provide the other side with fair notice of the… read more

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