Category: Boating Accident

Boat Accident

New Law Passed By Georgia House Would Limit Liability For Accidents Involving Boat Rental Businesses ATLANTA, GEORGIA (May 8, 2024) – The Georgia House of Representatives approved House Bill 994 which addresses liability for companies that lease, charter, or rent motorized boats. Under the bill, a person who

Boat Accident

Boating is a popular recreational activity in Georgia, especially with its beautiful lakes and coastal regions. However, like any other form of transportation, boating comes with its share of risks. According to recent statistics from Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources and the US Coast Guard, various types of

FORSYTH, GEORGIA (July 31, 2023) – Residents of northern Georgia are urging people to stay away from Lake Lanier after nearly 700 people have died at the man-made reservoir. There have been two recent deaths at the lake over the last weekend. A 61-year-old man jumped into the

Jet ski rider leaping in open sea.

If you were severely injured in a boat or jet ski accident in Georgia, you might be struggling under the weight of mounting medical bills and other unforeseen expenses. You also might be financially strapped due to time missed from work due to treatment and recovery. The at-fault

Boat Accident

More than a hundred boating accidents happen in Georgia every year, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Of those accidents, about ten percent result in fatalities. However, even a nonfatal boating accident can have serious repercussions for those involved, including severe injuries and costly medical bills. At the

Boating Accident

Our firm recently settled a boating accident case for $3.97 million, the full insurance policy limits. Our client initially worked with two other law firms but after eighteen months, was told by those law firms that they could not help her. In April 2021, she found us. By

Families from across the southeast look forward to spending time on Georgia’s lakes and coastline each summer. Fishing, sailing, water skiing, and cruising are just some of the activities enjoyed on Georgia’s waterways. However, sometimes those activities end with an injury to one or more people through no

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The Butler Law Firm is proud to announce that Matt Kahn, formerly of Fried & Bonder, will be joining the firm as personal injury lawyer. “Matt brings a lot to the firm,” said founder Jeb Butler. “He’s smart, personable, and has a lot of good experience with personal

Wife crying at the wake on the loss of her husband.

If someone loses their life due to a preventable accident that was someone else’s fault or another party’s intentional act in Georgia, surviving family members could seek compensation through a wrongful death claim. Georgia’s wrongful death law establishes the legal requirements for bringing a wrongful death claim in

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