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Don’t let the tail wag the dog–tell the jury that the intangible value of life is MORE IMPORTANT than monetary earnings.  Click to play:

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Accident Reconstruction Expert at Trial

Today, Butler Tobin will be hosting a webinar about how to work with experts.  We thought it would be helpful to provide specific examples, so this blog post will make some video clips from a recent trial available.  In the below clips, an accident ...

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s … Sherman

Sherman Spencer is one of our favorite clients. Sherman’s story starts on August 23, 2012, when he was driving on I-20 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Sherman was traveling to his home in Morrow, Georgia when he collided with a van that ...

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Injured and Don’t Have Medical Insurance?

Not all personal injury clients are in the same situation when they are injured. Consider this: Person A gets rear-ended by a tractor trailer.  Person A needs surgery. Person A gets surgery.  Person A has health insurance. Person B gets rear-ended by a tractor trailer.  Person ...

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Redirect is a GREAT time to point out that the defense lawyer’s questions attempted to mislead the jury.  Click to play: Redirect examination offers an opportunity to point out the flaws in a defense lawyer’s questioning.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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