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When Your Vehicle Fails to Keep You Safe

Ford Motor Company recently recalled over 700,000 vehicles because of a potentially dangerous defect in the vehicles’ Restraint Control Module. The defect may cause the vehicles’ seatbelt pretensioners and airbags not to work during a motor vehicle collision.  Pretensioners and ...

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Is Your Doctor Telling You Everything You Need To Know?

Patient-doctor relationships are built on trust. As a patient it is important to be able to rely on a doctor to provide truthful and accurate information about the treatment being prescribed.  Having this information allows a patient to make an ...

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Negligent Driving Can Be Deadly

A fatal collision occurred on September 2, 2014, at the intersection of Lenox Road NE and Ferncliff Road in Atlanta, Georgia when a semi-truck attempted to make an illegal U-turn. Due to their size, semi-trucks and tractor trailers can be ...

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#Ferguson

As published in the Daily Report. Controversy runs in America’s veins. And with good reason—it is the lifeblood of democracy. America has grappled with race more deeply, more violently, and more productively than any nation on Earth. The conflict is ...

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Specialize to Succeed CLE

Come join us at “Specialize to Succeed” on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the State Bar! Featuring some of Atlanta’s best attorneys, the CLE is for new, experienced & transitioning attorneys. This is not a “warhorse story” CLE. This is ...

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On Defense “Experts”

I spent about six hours across the table from an “expert witness” hired by a defendant-automaker, taking his deposition in a wrongful death case.  This “expert” bills several hundred dollars per hour and now works on product liability cases exclusively on ...

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Keeping Medically Unfit Drivers Off the Road

Driving on public roads is a privilege, not a right.  Butler Tobin attorney Jeb Butler recently appeared on NBC-affiliate 11Alive and on News Radio 106.7 to discuss a proposed law that would limit the ability of medically unfit drivers to obtain ...

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