Butler | Tobin Blog

Why You May Not Be So Safe When Shopping

You’re walking through the mall, or buying a drink at a gas station, or spending the night at a hotel—are you safe?  The overwhelming majority of folks assume the answer is yes, because everything seems to be safe.  The truth is ...

Read More

Butler Tobin Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Butler Tobin LLC has turned one year old! Thanks to our clients, co-counsel, referring counsel, and friends, the first year has been lots of fun and a big success. Our firm started as a two-man shop, with Jeb and Darren ...

Read More

Georgia Wrongful Death Statute Explained

Georgia Wrongful Death Statute Explained Wrongful death in Georgia is a cause of action that is entirely a statutory creation.  A claim for wrongful death can be brought when there is a death caused by the negligent, reckless, intentional, or ...

Read More

Real People, Real Tragedies, and Real Consequences

Last month, the Georgia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division did me the great honor of giving me the “Young Litigator of the Year” award, primarily because of my role in the Walden v. Chrysler verdict.  They asked me to write a little bit ...

Read More

Video Tip

When you have a great witness on the stand, keep the questions plain & let her do the talking.  Click to play:

Read More

Georgia Has Lower Rate of Injury-Related Deaths

Want to know what the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44 is? Injuries. But according to a recent survey, relative to other states across the country, Georgia has a lower rate of injury deaths compared to other ...

Read More

Why do corporations refuse to admit when they’re wrong?

The evidence is piling up.  There have been admissions, crash tests, government investigations, recalls, and even a jury verdict.  All of that evidence proves that the Jeeps with rear gas tanks, which can explode when they’re hit in the rear, ...

Read More

Fraud, Corruption, Bribery, and the Civil Justice System

From overweight soccer magnates to government officials seeking fatter paychecks, fraud is an unfortunate part of the world we live in.  Fortunately, our legal system provides some protection from those hurt by it. FIFA official Chuck Blazer enjoys a beer ...

Read More

Video Tip

When the defense lawyer asks a misleading question in cross examination, BRING IT OUT in redirect. When Lauren Friend’s Jeep Grand Cherokee (which had a gas tank in the extreme rear) was rearended, it immediately burst info flames.  Then Chrysler’s ...

Read More

Logos