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Last month, the BLF team successfully fought for—and won—the admission of other similar incident witnesses testimony in Ms. Goodman’s case. Below is a copy of BLF’s successful reply brief. Plaintiff’s Reply Regarding Plaintiff’s Motion In Limine To Admit Depositions Of Sergio Marchionne and Other Similar Incident Witnesses The “subject matter” of…

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On October 20, 2017, Mrs. Goodman was driving her 2004 Jeep Liberty in her hometown of Hamilton, Ohio. As she came to a stop, a truck driver who was following closely behind Mrs. Goodman’s vehicle rear-ended her. While the impact of the collision caused serious damage to her back bumper,…

A man in a suit rides an electric BIRD rental scooter along a city street in San Diego, California

Regulating Electric Scooter Use in Atlanta 20-year-old Eric Amis Jr. was a young Atlanta resident studying for his GED while working two jobs to help pay the bills. He was an active member in his church community and was dearly loved by both friends and family. On the early morning…

Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits The Washington Post recently described the plight of a woman who needed surgery for a prolapse of the wall between her rectum and her vagina. During the operation, her surgeon lifted and reinforced her bladder with vaginal mesh. For two years after the surgery, the patient suffered from constant pain. She…

Drones are remotely piloted aircrafts. Operators need to be licensed to fly large or commercial drones — the kinds used by military and aerial photographers — but anyone can fly a small drone. Unfortunately, not all drone hobbyists are careful flyers. A few years ago, a drone hit the face…

A wrongful death is a death that is caused by another individual’s wrongful actions. A wrongful act can be intentional, reckless, or careless. A homicide is an example of an intentional wrongful act. However, a person who acts in self-defense (as recognized by Georgia law) or a police officer who acts in…

Talcum Powder Dangers Were Covered up by Johnson & Johnson A recent investigative report by Reuters concludes that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) knew for decades that its talcum powder was contaminated with asbestos but concealed that fact from consumers. To this day, J&J denies that its talc-based products, including baby…

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The Motor Trend magazine named Sergio Marchionne, the recently-deceased former CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automotive (“FCA”), their 2019 Person of the Year–even though he fought tooth and nail against protecting customer lives. In a recent article, Forbes magazine (which is normally business-friendly) noted the irony. Jeep Fires and Explosions The…

Can I Make a Claim or Sue if I was in a Lime or Bird Scooter Accident in Atlanta? Atlanta Magazine describes Lime and Bird scooters as “fun, dangerous, exciting, annoying, and unstoppable.” Business publications contend that electric scooters are revolutionizing transportation in Atlanta. The scooters are clearly popular. Bird has 1,500 scooters…

In this post, we discuss legal issues related to airbags. While airbags are designed to save your life and reduce your injuries, airbags themselves often cause injuries; sometimes airbags fail to deploy, deploy improperly, or deploy when no accident is occurring. Under any of those circumstances, you could be entitled to…