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The holidays are behind us and a new year has begun. Unfortunately, the holiday season — and the upcoming Super Bowl weekend — is a time not just for celebration, but for accidents. An expert interviewed by MarketWatch refers to the period between the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to New Year’s…

Certain surviving family members and/or an accident victim’s estate can bring claims for compensation when an accident victim dies. We discuss the people who are authorized by Georgia law to bring a wrongful death claim in a separate article. In this article, we discuss how proceeds of a wrongful death claim are distributed. Distribution…

Determining Fault in a Georgia Car Accident In Georgia car accident cases, fault refers to responsibility for the accident. Sometimes only one driver is responsible. Sometimes two or more drivers share responsibility. On occasion, a third party (such as a city) might bear some responsibility for contributing to an accident….

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…

The United States Judicial System The federal government and every state government has a judicial system. The judicial system, also known as the judiciary, is embodied in the judicial branch of state and federal governments. In criminal cases, the judiciary decides whether the executive branch of government can prove the…

Facebook, Reddit, Instagram, and Google Plus are among the popular websites that have recently acknowledged data breaches that exposed private information to people who were not authorized to have it. That list continues to grow as businesses seem incapable of implementing effective security measures to protect their customers’ data from…

Car accident injuries can range from catastrophic, life-changing disabilities to relatively minor bruising. Ambulances and paramedics typically respond to serious accidents to transport injury victims to emergency rooms. When accidents do not cause injuries that are obviously severe, accident victims often decide to visit a doctor on their own. The temptation…

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Wrongful Death Car Accident in Atlanta, GA Settles for $2.95 Million EJB was a beloved daughter, friend, and co-worker who tragically lost her life in a car accident in Atlanta, GA on October 11, 2017. Butler Law Firm had the privilege of representing her family.  We were pleased to be…