Defective Products

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…

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Jeep Gas Tank Fires: The Defect, The Evidence, & The Lawsuit Filed Our country has rules. It is against the law for one person to walk up to another and kill him in order to take the money out of his wallet. Killing another person for money is wrong. A person…

The Center for Auto Safety has long been the country’s foremost nonprofit when it comes to protecting consumer safety on America’s roads. Today, the Center announced that Jason K. Levine would succeed the late Clarence Ditlow, who led the Center for thirty-plus years, as Executive Director. We know Jason will…

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Georgia has permissive gun laws. Georgia’s laws resemble western states like Wyoming more than other eastern states. Passage of Georgia’s recent gun law has caused controversy—the law’s advocates and its detractors have disagreed sharply. Proponents of gun rights praised Georgia’s passage of SB60 in 2014, calling it the “most comprehensive…

$150 Million Jeep Fire Verdict Named Number ONE Verdict of Year It’s an honor to try cases on behalf of individuals and their families, and even more of an honor when the jury agrees with you. Today, a company that televises trials nationwide chose our firm’s verdict in Walden v….

Earlier this year, in a case brought jointly by Butler Law Firm and Butler, Wooten, Cheeley & Peak, a jury imposed a $150 million verdict against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (“FCA”) for a dangerous gas tank design that killed 4-year-old Remington Cole Walden and put millions of Jeep owners at risk. It…

Today, October 19, 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) is seeking official comments on an important proposal that could affect the way people injured by defective automobiles are able to share information. We are pro-sharing! Not only is it what we teach our children, but it’s crucial to…