Federal Rules Roll Back Sleepy Truck Driver Rules

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…...

Tractor Trailers and You – What Happens After a Tractor-Trailer Accident

Tractor Trailers and You – What Happens After a Tractor-Trailer Accident Two recent Atlanta area auto crashes involving tractor-trailers raise questions regarding the safety, regulation and liability of drivers, operators and owners. On October 13th the driver of a tour bus was killed and dozens of passengers injured in Gilmer…...

What if there isn’t enough insurance?

What if there isn't enough insurance? 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. Here are three…...

Law360 Quotes Butler Tobin: The Art Of Effective Body Language At Trial

National legal journal Law360 quoted Butler Tobin this week in an article about "The Art of Effective Body Language at Trial."  In the quoted passages, Butler recalled a tractor-trailer accident case that went to trial in 2013 and a wrongful death car collision accident case that went to trial in 2015.  (Both…...