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Widow of Pipeline Worker Killed in 2016 Accident Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Georgia Company

The widow of a man who died in an explosion while working on a pipeline in 2016 filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his Georgia-based employer. In the lawsuit, the woman blames Colonial Pipeline, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, for her husband’s death and alleges negligence on the part of the company. She filed the claim […]

Appeals Court Allows Wrongful Death Suit to Proceed Against Seatbelt Company

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals declined to reconsider a decision it made in March to allow a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed against the defendant, a seatbelt manufacturer blamed for the death of a man in a car accident. The lawyers for the defendant, Autoliv Japan Ltd., asked the appeals court to certify a […]

What You Should Know About Breathalyzer Tests in Georgia

In Georgia, you may be arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) if you have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.8 percent or higher within three hours of driving or being in control of a moving vehicle. This is true even if your driving ability was not actually impaired. In addition, you […]

How Family Violence Protective Orders Work in Georgia

Any person who claims to have been a victim of domestic violence may file a petition for a protective order in the Superior Court of Georgia. That person may also file a petition for a protective order on behalf of an underage child. In the petition, the petitioner must allege he or she (or the […]

When Is It Worth Fighting a Traffic Ticket?

One of the questions we most commonly receive from clients facing traffic violations is whether it is worth the time and effort to fight a traffic ticket. Just because you can win doesn’t mean it’s a worthwhile pursuit. However, in some situations, a ticket can result in hefty fines and thousands of dollars’ worth of […]

Steps to Take When You’re the Victim of a Georgia Hit-and-Run Accident

If you get into an accident with a driver who leaves the scene of the accident, it is understandable to feel angry at the situation and confused about how best to proceed. While there are some challenges associated with Georgia hit-and-run personal injury cases, there are some steps you can take to improve your situation: […]

Numerous Crimes Could Land Individuals on the Georgia Sex Offender Registry

One of the most significant consequences of a sex crime conviction in Georgia is being placed on the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Sexual Offender Registry. This can completely upend your life, leaving you unable to get a job, attend college or rent an apartment. It can be a devastating penalty, and one that you may […]

“Hands Across the Border” Effort Cracks Down on Drivers Suspected of DUI

Police agencies across Georgia continue to crack down on drunk driving, taking part in an effort known as “Hands Across the Border.” The campaign, now in its 27th year, involves state troopers, county sheriffs’ departments and municipal police departments conducting DUI checkpoints along roads and highways throughout the state. This year, the effort ramped up […]

Family Violence Element Makes Penalties Harsher for Many Crimes in Georgia

While assault and battery charges come with strict penalties on their own in Georgia, these penalties are even harsher if the act was committed against a member of one’s family or household. When this is the case, the state will charge the defendant with a family violence crime. Family violence and assault and battery charges […]

How the Georgia Points System Works in Penalizing Drivers for Traffic Violations

The Georgia Department of Driving Services (DDS) maintains a point system to keep track of the traffic violations motorists commit. If you accumulate too many points within a certain amount of time, you could face suspended or revoked driving privileges. The following are the number of points you can receive before your license is suspended […]

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