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The rear crush zone is no place for a gas tank. Anyone with common sense knows that, but inexplicably, Chrysler mounted the gas tanks in its 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees, 1993-2001 Jeep Cherokees, and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberties in the rear crush zone anyway–behind the rear axle and in harm’s way….

Jeep news

When manufacturers sell automobiles to American consumers, they have a duty to make those vehicles reasonably safe. Most manufacturers do that. But if manufacturers violate that duty, the consequences can be awful. Tragically, Chrysler violated that duty with certain Jeep-branded vehicles that it sold in the 1990s and 2000s. The…

Drinking and driving puts us all in danger, and Georgia has taken an all-hands-on-deck approach to tackle the problem. Drunk drivers face serious criminal penalties if the police catch them. Drunk drivers can also be held financially responsible for any damage they cause to others. Additionally, if a bar or…

The Daily Report put Butler Law Firm on the front page. The article summed up our firm’s practice well: What we do: “‘[Butler Law Firm takes] the personal injury cases we really believe in,’ Butler said, adding that they are interested in serious cases where a plaintiff has suffered major injury or…

DMT-Harry-Maurent

Tragedy struck on Sunday night, May 18, 2014 when Harry Maurent was killed by a hit-and-run driver on I-285. At the time, Mr. Maurent was a pedestrian in east Cobb County, Georgia. After the hit-and-run driver struck him, the driver left Harry behind in the middle of the busy road. Three…

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer ran a story on Butler Law Firm. The paper quoted Jeb on the firm’s philosophy of taking a small number of cases, and delivering top-quality work for every client: “One thing I learned at Butler Wooten was to be selective — to take only a few cases,…