Truck Wreck

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…

According to a report released in October 2018 by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, the federal organization organized through the U.S. Department of Transportation responsible for keeping motorists safe on the roads, there were 37,133 people killed in motor vehicle wrecks in the United States in 2017. Fatalities decreased…

The Importance of Notifying Your Insurance Carrier Immediately After an Accident If you have been involved in an auto accident in Atlanta, after you get checked out by doctors and get necessary medical treatment, one important thing you, although preferably your lawyer will do this for you, is notify your insurance carrier….

When another lawyer first referred this case to Butler Law Firm, the insurance company was denying that the truck driver was the sole cause of the accident, the trucking company was denying that it was responsible for its own driver, and the defense lawyers were claiming that our client’s injuries didn’t…

Feds Roll Back Sleepy Truck Driver Rules Outgoing President Barack Obama just signed a stopgap spending bill to keep the government operational through April, and as usual, the measure included many non-spending provisions. Earlier, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives quickly passed the bill, but Senate Democrats delayed the measure, arguing…

Finding Enough Insurance to Cover a Georgia Car Accident Often, people who are seriously hurt in car accidents attempt to deal with insurance companies themselves. Often, the insurance companies tell these hurt people that there is only a small amount of money available. Sometimes that is true—but sometimes it isn’t….