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Pedestrian Struck on I-985 Northbound, Possibly a Suicide

01/17/2018 13:25:18 PM

There has been a spate of pedestrian deaths in Georgia, particularly along interstates. Last year, there were several highly publicized events where pedestrians walking along or attempting to cross interstates... Read more » The post Pedestrian ...

Slick Roads in NE Georgia Cause Accidents

01/16/2018 17:37:09 PM

It looks like Georgia is in the path of more wintry weather, and it’s no surprise that such weather causes traffic delays and accidents as people try and make their... Read more » The post Slick Roads in NE Georgia Cause Accidents appeared ...

Star of The Bachelor Loses Plea in Fatal Accident Case

01/15/2018 12:21:18 PM

Many states have laws on the books requiring a person who is involved in an accident to render aid and contact emergency services when needed. Leaving the scene of an... Read more » The post Star of The Bachelor Loses Plea in Fatal Accident ...

Georgia Considering Banning Device Use In Cars

01/12/2018 09:18:56 AM

Inexperience, bad weather, and driving while intoxicated are all factors that can contribute to motor vehicle accidents. However, there is a growing – and disturbing – reality that is contributing... Read more » The post Georgia Considering ...

Another Set of Cars Added to the Takata Recall

01/11/2018 13:19:45 PM

The Takata airbag scandal has been ongoing since at least 2004, and possibly as far back as 1999 when the company began manufacturing airbags with ammonium nitrate. It wasn’t until... Read more » The post Another Set of Cars Added to the ...

Six Months Probation in Fatal Car Crash Case

01/10/2018 12:56:37 PM

Georgia is like many states in that it has a “first offender” law, allowing for a person who meets certain qualifications to avoid a conviction on their record and have... Read more » The post Six Months Probation in Fatal Car Crash Case ...

Wrong-Way Crash in Dekalb County Kills One

01/09/2018 20:24:06 PM

Statistically, wrong-way driving accounts for approximately 1% of all highway accidents. While that might not seem like a lot, consider the fact that these accidents usually tend to more serious... Read more » The post Wrong-Way Crash in Dekalb ...

Fine Levied After Stuntman’s Death

01/08/2018 13:26:56 PM

While accidents in the workplace are common, the job of a stuntman is perhaps one of the more dangerous. They knowingly put their bodies on the line to film scenes... Read more » The post Fine Levied After Stuntman’s Death appeared first ...

$15 Million Award in Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

01/05/2018 13:48:45 PM

Transvaginal mesh is a type of device that is implanted in women suffering from the conditions of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. When used for the treatment of... Read more » The post $15 Million Award in Pelvic Mesh ...

Deputy Recovering Successfully After DUI Crash

01/04/2018 14:36:18 PM

In Georgia, a DUI offense is a serious matter and can involve fines of up to $1,000, other collateral expenses, up to one year in prison, and other penalties including... Read more » The post Deputy Recovering Successfully After DUI Crash ...

Another Death in the Takata Airbag Case, Count Up To 20

01/03/2018 12:38:14 PM

A long list of recalled vehicles have the faulty Takata airbags in them, bags which use ammonium nitrate to cause the explosion to inflate the bag in an accident. The... Read more » The post Another Death in the Takata Airbag Case, Count Up ...

Road Rage Crash Ends In Death

01/02/2018 13:07:40 PM

When driving, we can get frustrated and upset with other drivers around us, especially if traffic is not moving or someone cuts us off on the road. That frustration, for... Read more » The post Road Rage Crash Ends In Death appeared first ...

Death in Multi-Car Accident on I-75

01/01/2018 08:04:48 AM

On Georgia’s freeways, cars break down or get involved in accidents and become disabled on a regular basis. What to do after breaking down or getting into an accident that... Read more » The post Death in Multi-Car Accident on I-75 appeared ...

Multiple DUI Driver Causes Death in Lawrenceville

12/29/2017 13:12:56 PM

Driving drunk in Georgia can have serious penalties, above and beyond the criminal charges a person may face. A person who drives drunk and injures or kills another person may... Read more » The post Multiple DUI Driver Causes Death in La ...

Apple Facing Class Action Lawsuits

12/28/2017 17:54:21 PM

Many millions of Americans have come to rely on their smartphones. Not just for communication, but for many purposes in their daily lives: checking email, streaming videos, and playing games.... Read more » The post Apple Facing Class Action ...

Executives Continue to be Punished in Dieselgate

12/27/2017 19:08:33 PM

The Dieselgate saga continues. The scandal, which broke in 2015, involved diesel cars manufactured by Volkswagen, which were installed with both hardware and software designed to cheat emissions testing. Since... Read more » The post Executives ...

Fiery Head-On Crash on Highway 16

12/26/2017 17:32:32 PM

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the holidays are the worst times to be on the road. The NHTSA reports that two of the four deadliest days to... Read more » The post Fiery Head-On Crash on Highway 16 appeared ...

Final Decision in Crash Involving Venus Williams

12/25/2017 16:35:21 PM

In almost every car, motorcycle, or other vehicle accident, it is important to establish fault to determine who caused the accident. In some cases, such as rear-end accidents and left-turn... Read more » The post Final Decision in Crash Involving ...

MARTA Drags Feet in Compensating Accident

12/22/2017 12:14:08 PM

If anyone could handle an accident where the fault was clear and was admitted, it would be a lawyer. That’s not the case in what happened with a commuter who... Read more » The post MARTA Drags Feet in Compensating Accident appeared first ...

Georgia Southern Students Killed in Thanksgiving Accident

12/21/2017 13:06:45 PM

From November to January of each year, thousands of families take to the roadways, traveling to visit family members for the holidays. While traffic can snarl and become frustrating, the... Read more » The post Georgia Southern Students Killed ...

The Scale of the Opioid Epidemic Lawsuit Brings First RICO Class Action

12/20/2017 17:23:19 PM

If you were old enough in the mid-1990s, you might remember the huge class-action lawsuit against the tobacco industry. The state of Mississippi led the way in that action, which... Read more » The post The Scale of the Opioid Epidemic Lawsuit ...

Kindergartener Killed Tragically in Bus Crash in South Georgia

12/18/2017 16:37:27 PM

Of the thousands of fatal crashes that occur each year, those involving a school bus or school transportation are exceedingly rare. From 2004 to 2013, just .4% of crashes involved... Read more » The post Kindergartener Killed Tragically in ...

Only Half of Takata Airbags Replaced

12/15/2017 12:33:44 PM

The Takata air bag recall is going very slowly, with fewer than half of all vehicles needing repairs having actually been fixed. The airbags, which are responsible for at least... Read more » The post Only Half of Takata Airbags Replaced appeared ...

Equifax Facing Class Action Suit From All 50 States, A Rarity

12/14/2017 12:09:05 PM

Many of us remember the news of the Equifax cybersecurity breach. Things seem to just be getting worse for the credit reporting agency in the wake of the highly-publicized attack.... Read more » The post Equifax Facing Class Action Suit From ...

Fault Isn’t Always Clear

12/13/2017 14:33:42 PM

Georgia is an at-fault or “tort” state in which the person determined to be at fault for an accident either has to pay for repairs and other compensation or their... Read more » The post Fault Isn’t Always Clear appeared first on John ...

Latest Snowstorm Handled Better Than Expected

12/12/2017 13:20:05 PM

People not native to the south may laugh when cities like Atlanta cancel school for a small amount of snow. However, those native to the city and surrounding areas know... Read more » The post Latest Snowstorm Handled Better Than Expected ...

Second Jury Victory in Androgel Case

12/11/2017 16:56:48 PM

As men age, their levels of the hormone testosterone begin to drop. Some men choose to treat this drop in testosterone with the drug called AndroGel. However, one of the... Read more » The post Second Jury Victory in Androgel Case appeared ...

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Weinstein Expands

12/08/2017 16:48:07 PM

Allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault have been at the forefront of the media these days and none have been more scrutinized than perhaps beleaguered Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.... Read more » The post Sexual Harassment ...

Crossing Guard Struck and Killed by Vehicle

12/07/2017 14:36:13 PM

School crossing guards are a common sight at schools across Georgia, people who are responsible for ensuring our children are able to cross streets safely. Traffic laws require drivers to... Read more » The post Crossing Guard Struck and Killed ...

Police Chase in Northwest Atlanta Ends in Crash

12/06/2017 15:34:43 PM

Police chases can often end in injuries to other people, especially when crashes occur as a result of the chase. Because of the speeds involved in police pursuits, those crashes... Read more » The post Police Chase in Northwest Atlanta Ends ...

Bellwether Trials for Xarelto End on Political Note

12/05/2017 13:19:02 PM

The last thing that you would expect in a class-action lawsuit involving the safety of medication is for it to become political. One would think that attorneys would present facts,... Read more » The post Bellwether Trials for Xarelto End ...

Advocate for Mesh Patients Dies From Complications

12/04/2017 13:21:50 PM

Polypropylene mesh is a device typically implanted to help treat a condition of stress urinary incontinence. However, some women have reported side-effects afterward including pelvic pain, infections, and bleeding. Several... Read more » The ...

Oklahoma Boy Injured in Bounce House Accident

11/30/2017 10:45:45 AM

Bounce houses have become popular stapes at children’s parties, festivals, and carnivals alike. While a source of fun and exercise for the children who play within, they are not without... Read more » The post Oklahoma Boy Injured in Bounce ...

Fatal Crash on Thanksgiving in Banks County

11/29/2017 09:59:29 AM

 Access Dunwoody reports on a fatal crash that claimed the life of a man on Thanksgiving Day. 51-year-old Kurt Kesler was killed when the 2001 GMC Safari van he was... Read more » The post Fatal Crash on Thanksgiving in Banks County appeared ...

Semi Driver Crashes Into Five Cars

11/24/2017 11:36:05 AM

Semi-truck or tractor-trailer drivers often go to specific schools to obtain their commercial driver’s license. This school usually incorporates both in-classroom and hands-on training in a yard as well as... Read more » The post Semi Driver ...

Sheriff’s Deputy Hit By Alleged DUI Driver

11/23/2017 14:30:17 PM

In the state of Georgia, someone who drives under the influence and causes serious injury to another may be charged with a felony. The charge, which is officially known as... Read more » The post Sheriff’s Deputy Hit By Alleged DUI Driver ...

Possible DUI Driver Hits Officer in Funeral Procession

11/22/2017 20:07:55 PM

Did you know that Georgia law prohibits you from driving in a vehicle with an alcoholic beverage that has been opened? Even if you have not been drinking, even a... Read more » The post Possible DUI Driver Hits Officer in Funeral Procession ...

Police Chase In East Point Ends In Crash

11/21/2017 12:52:05 PM

Despite all evidence pointing to the fact that a person will eventually be caught, people still attempt to flee from police. In the state of Georgia, if you are attempting... Read more » The post Police Chase In East Point Ends In Crash appeared ...

Rash of Pedestrian Accidents on Atlanta Interstates

11/20/2017 12:45:02 PM

Highways and interstate roadways can be dangerous places for pedestrians. Despite this, people have broken down or run out of gas and needed to walk to get help. Some also... Read more » The post Rash of Pedestrian Accidents on Atlanta Interstates ...

Emory and Grady Receive Grant To Research Auto Crashes

11/17/2017 09:15:15 AM

Researching auto accidents is an important field, namely because the research conducted often leads to safety improvements as well as designing roadways and laws to help prevent car accidents. With... Read more » The post Emory and Grady Receive ...

Criminal Results in Civil Cases Are Important

11/16/2017 16:50:30 PM

WTVM reports on a man facing a host of charges dating back to an accident that occurred in April 2016, killing a high school teacher. 19-year-old William Cross made a... Read more » The post Criminal Results in Civil Cases Are Important appeared ...

Don’t Ignore Recalls!

11/15/2017 13:05:54 PM

Between the Takata airbag scandal and the Volkswagen ‘Dieselgate’ scandal, along with all the other recalls out there, it’s no wonder that there are millions of vehicles currently under a... Read more » The post Don’t Ignore Recalls! ...

Over 50 Pedestrian and Cyclist Crashes in September

11/14/2017 13:49:38 PM

Pedestrians and bicyclists share our roads and parking lots. This is especially true in the area of Midtown and downtown Atlanta, where people often walk from their homes and workplaces... Read more » The post Over 50 Pedestrian and Cyclist ...

Bus Driver Saves Students in Crash

11/13/2017 12:42:30 PM

Crashes involving school transportation are rare, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  Between 2004 to 2013, just .4% of all crashes involved school buses. It’s safe to... Read more » The post Bus Driver ...

Tractor-Trailer Leaves the Scene of an Accident

11/10/2017 13:44:13 PM

The Telegraph reports on a tractor-trailer driver leaving the scene of an accident. Last night, Thursday, November 10, 22-year-old Casey Daniely of Riverdale was driving his 1996 Lexus RS along... Read more » The post Tractor-Trailer Leaves ...

Xarelto Lawsuits Start Moving Forward

11/09/2017 13:25:38 PM

The prescription drug Xarelto is a blood thinner designed to help people who have suffered a stroke or have other symptoms of blood clotting. However, in some patients, it may... Read more » The post Xarelto Lawsuits Start Moving Forward appeared ...

Not All Customers Getting the Dieselgate Fix, According to Volkswagen

11/08/2017 10:43:57 AM

Volkswagen, the automaker responsible for the worldwide scandal known as ‘Dieselgate’ is having trouble getting owners to submit their vehicles to be fixed. The scandal first came to light in... Read more » The post Not All Customers Getting ...

Plant Closes After Worker Dies in Machinery Accident

11/07/2017 09:51:08 AM

The Dalton Daily Citizen reports on the accidental death of a Shaw Plant worker. Shaw Industries had to shut down one of its Dalton, Georgia plants after a worker died... Read more » The post Plant Closes After Worker Dies in Machinery Accident ...

Takata is Finalizing Sale of itself to Key Safety Systems

11/06/2017 09:10:12 AM

Japanese airbag supplier Takata Corporation has been in dire straits ever since their airbags were discovered to be faulty. The airbags will inflate with such explosive force that shrapnel is... Read more » The post Takata is Finalizing Sale ...

Fleeing Driver Is Injured in Crash

11/03/2017 15:35:29 PM

The Telegraph reports on an accident that injured three people while the driver was attempting to flee from a Georgia State Patrol trooper. Carl Barnard Justice, 23, was allegedly attempting... Read more » The post Fleeing Driver Is Injured ...

Three Teens Dead in High School Accident

11/02/2017 19:21:19 PM

The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reports on a tragic accident that left three teenagers dead and one injured. Four teens were involved in an accident after leaving the Meadowcreek High... Read more » The post Three Teens Dead in High School ...

Woman Accused of DUI Hit and Run that Injured a Child

11/01/2017 14:14:04 PM

In Georgia, a DUI is typically a misdemeanor. However, one exception is if you cause the serious injury of another person while driving under the influence, you can be charged... Read more » The post Woman Accused of DUI Hit and Run that Injured ...

Elderly Driver Plows Car Through Restaurant

10/27/2017 15:37:21 PM

You often hear of it happening with an elderly driver or, at times, a driver who is incapacitated by drugs or alcohol. They go to their car, and thinking that... Read more » The post Elderly Driver Plows Car Through Restaurant appeared first ...

Motorist Killed by Flying Tire

10/26/2017 16:27:11 PM

Mechanical failures on vehicles happen all the time, but usually, they just cause a driver to be a little late for wherever they’re going. They may need to get a... Read more » The post Motorist Killed by Flying Tire appeared first on John ...

Driver Tries to Flee Six-Vehicle Interstate Accident on Foot

10/25/2017 12:14:59 PM

Usually, when someone flees the scene of an accident, they are still in their vehicle providing it is still drivable. As mentioned in previous articles, fleeing the scene of an... Read more » The post Driver Tries to Flee Six-Vehicle Interstate ...

Parents Make Plea to Find Hit and Run Driver

10/24/2017 09:41:36 AM

When involved in an auto accident in the state of Georgia, it is not only expected that you will stop, it is required by law that you stop. Further, if... Read more » The post Parents Make Plea to Find Hit and Run Driver appeared first on ...

Syngenta Lawsuit May Soon Be Decided

10/23/2017 18:29:50 PM

In the ongoing class-action lawsuit against agricultural giant Syngenta, all US farmer’s claims may be settled soon. The lawsuits stem from farmers who said that the company released their seed... Read more » The post Syngenta Lawsuit May ...

Automakers Now Suing Each Other in Dieselgate Scandal

10/20/2017 12:01:02 PM

If you drive a Volkswagen, Audi, or certain other vehicles, no doubt you are aware of the “Dieselgate” scandal. It has cost the company billions of dollars worldwide, a price... Read more » The post Automakers Now Suing Each Other in ...

Cab Separates From Trailer Near Macon

10/19/2017 14:49:07 PM

Tractor-trailer drivers are among some of the best trained and safest drivers on the nation’s roadways. That doesn’t stop accidents from occurring and due to the size of tractor trailers,... Read more » The post Cab Separates From Trailer ...

Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near Indian Creek

10/18/2017 15:59:10 PM

A hit-and-run in the state of Georgia is defined as leaving the scene of an accident. If there are injuries or possible fatalities, a driver is required to stop, return,... Read more » The post Four-Year-Old Struck in Hit and Run near Indian ...

Over Half a Million Car Seats Recalled

10/17/2017 13:25:14 PM

Keeping children safe in the car and doing everything possible to prevent injury in the case of an accident is a paramount concern. There are now laws in effect in... Read more » The post Over Half a Million Car Seats Recalled appeared first ...

Depuy Hip Implant Lawsuits Spread to UK

10/16/2017 14:04:43 PM

DePuy is a large and well-known manufacturer and marketer of joint replacement implants that operates worldwide. In 1998, DePuy and its companies were acquired by Johnson & Johnson and now... Read more » The post Depuy Hip Implant Lawsuits ...

Ford Seeks to Dismiss New Takata Cases in Florida

10/13/2017 12:37:58 PM

The Takata airbag scandal affected numerous car manufacturers worldwide. So far, six automakers who used the faulty airbags have agreed to settle the multidistrict lawsuits out of court. However, Ford... Read more » The post Ford Seeks to ...

Fire Truck Hit In Accident

10/12/2017 18:52:40 PM

State law in Georgia basically states that an emergency vehicle, such as a police vehicle, ambulance, or fire vehicle has the right-of-way when lights and siren are activated. Many drivers... Read more » The post Fire Truck Hit In Accident ...

One Dead, One Bystander Injured in Motorcycle Crash

10/11/2017 13:05:25 PM

While considered a generally safe method of transportation, a motorcycle is more dangerous than a passenger vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists were 26 times more... Read more » The post ...

Augusta Accdient Leaves One Dead

10/10/2017 13:49:21 PM

According the Georgia Department of Transportation’s website, the number of fatal accidents on Georgia’s roadways has been increasing since 2014. In the year 2015, there were 1432 fatalities, compared to... Read more » The post Augusta ...

Watch For Deer as Mating Season Starts

10/09/2017 10:40:39 AM

You don’t have to live out in the country to have encountered a deer while driving. These animals are numerous and can cause massive damage and injury when you hit... Read more » The post Watch For Deer as Mating Season Starts appeared first ...

Train Derailment Slams 14 Rail Cars Into Home

10/06/2017 12:46:39 PM

Railroad tracks run throughout many of the communities surrounding metro Atlanta, moving freight and passengers, often without incident. When an incident does occur, it can involve a pedestrian being struck... Read more » The post Train Derailment ...

Overturned Xarelto Bellwether Trial Seeks Retrial Under New Evidence

10/05/2017 22:43:57 PM

Xarelto is a popular prescription blood thinning medication used to treat or prevent stroke, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary edema. Recently, class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of... Read more » The post Overturned Xarelto ...

Woman Drives Car Into Street Fight, Hits Daughter

10/04/2017 11:24:39 AM

There are many ways one might break up a street fight. Getting between combatants might work, but puts you at risk of getting hurt. Calling the police is another option,... Read more » The post Woman Drives Car Into Street Fight, Hits Daughter ...

Essure Pulled From All Markets… Except the US

10/03/2017 13:09:12 PM

Essure is the world’s only non-surgical and permanent form of birth control, manufactured by Bayer. The device is at the center of several class-action lawsuits from women who have experienced... Read more » The post Essure Pulled From All ...

J&J Loses Another Mesh Lawsuit, Plaintiff Awarded $57 Million

10/02/2017 12:57:09 PM

Vaginal mesh implants, sometimes called transvaginal mesh implants, are used to treat a variety of conditions. Typically, they are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, urinary stress incontinence, and pelvic... Read more » The post J&J Loses ...

Viral Post Shows Importance of Car Seats

09/29/2017 11:12:57 AM

Sometimes the best way to prevent tragedy is to provide graphic reminders of what can happen. Most high school graduates remember the sometimes graphic presentations on what happens when someone... Read more » The post Viral Post Shows Importance ...

DUI Driver Caught After Collding Into Police Vehicle

09/28/2017 15:43:43 PM

Construction crews often work throughout the night to better our roadways so that our morning and afternoon traffic isn’t road-rage worthy. Many times, local police officers provide traffic and safety... Read more » The post DUI Driver Caught ...

Drunk High School Student Knocks Out Power to Schools

09/27/2017 12:57:36 PM

One can normally think of several excuses to get out of school that do not involve getting in trouble for drunk driving. Being sick, missing the bus, or simply just... Read more » The post Drunk High School Student Knocks Out Power to Schools ...

Crash in Newnan Requires Airlift

09/26/2017 11:22:30 AM

Auto accidents are an unfortunate occurrence in everyday life. The statistics are sobering: in 2015, there were 385,221 automobile crashes which led to 19,405 serious injuries in Georgia, according to... Read more » The post Crash in Newnan ...

Libby Mine Cleanup to Transfer Back To State

09/25/2017 14:25:25 PM

Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals, which were heavily mined beginning at the end of the 19th century. These minerals were then used in building and... Read more » The post Libby Mine Cleanup to Transfer Back To ...

Riverdale Actor Falls Asleep At The Wheel

09/22/2017 05:38:57 AM

Actors, like many other professionals, often spend long hours on set doing their jobs. Being tired from work or other stress while driving can cause anyone to become involved in... Read more » The post Riverdale Actor Falls Asleep At The Wheel ...

Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in Car Accident

09/21/2017 18:04:32 PM

It’s been a long, eventful year for a Georgia Congressman who was recently involved in an auto accident and was witness to a June shooting where a vocal critic of... Read more » The post Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in Car Accident ...

Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit for Dieselgate

09/20/2017 12:26:55 PM

Volkswagen is amid one of the largest, and possibly most expensive, auto scandals of all time. Due to emissions software designed to cheat and show the engines as emitting fewer... Read more » The post Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit for Dieselgate ...

Four Car Accident Claims Lives

09/19/2017 15:36:26 PM

Road conditions can become a factor in an accident for even the most experienced of drivers. Whether the road is wet, icy, or it is simply dark and without light,... Read more » The post Four Car Accident Claims Lives appeared first on John ...

John Foy & Associates Employees and Family Members Participate in the 2017 Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program

09/19/2017 12:42:36 PM

For the second year in a row, John Foy & Associates participated in the Sept. 7, 2017, Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program. Our firm joined more than 400... Read more » The post John Foy & Associates Employees and Family ...

Lingering Effects of Dieselgate

09/18/2017 14:25:20 PM

The “Dieselgate” scandal continues to deepen for auto manufacturer Volkswagen. The software that allowed the vehicles to cheat emissions test and allowed for much more pollution into the air than... Read more » The post Lingering Effects ...

People Demanding Recourse in Equifax Personal Data Leak

09/15/2017 09:00:10 AM

Recently, the credit monitoring agency Equifax had a security breach, where the personal information of millions of people was exposed. Many think that the cyber security incident resulted in the... Read more » The post People Demanding Recourse ...

Stolen Vehicle Leads To Accident and Police Fight

09/14/2017 07:58:45 AM

Getting into an accident would be enough to qualify as a bad day for most people. Getting into an accident in a stolen car makes things slightly worse. Getting into... Read more » The post Stolen Vehicle Leads To Accident and Police Fight ...

Woman Convicted in Double Fatality Crash

09/13/2017 12:50:28 PM

The circumstances surrounding an accident can dictate whether or not a driver is simply found at fault or may face criminal charges. Sometimes, new information can be brought to light... Read more » The post Woman Convicted in Double Fatality ...

Worker Ran Over By Own Street Sweeper

09/12/2017 09:13:48 AM

No one ever expects to get hit by their own vehicle. Yet, it is something that occasionally happens, sometimes with fatal results. The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reports on a... Read more » The post Worker Ran Over By Own Street Sweeper ...

Crane Collapses Into Home While Removing Tree

09/11/2017 09:09:31 AM

People have trees removed from their property for numerous reasons. Sometimes it is for aesthetic reasons. Other times it is to keep a tree that may potentially fall onto their... Read more » The post Crane Collapses Into Home While Removing ...

A Flung Rock Leads To Fatal Accident

09/08/2017 14:15:23 PM

Thousands of tractor trailers share the roadways of Georgia with the millions of other commuters. It is never a good idea to pull out in front of a tractor trailer... Read more » The post A Flung Rock Leads To Fatal Accident appeared first ...

Chain Reaction Crash Causes Fatal Big Rig Accident in Macon

09/07/2017 11:11:17 AM

A chain-reaction crash can cause many injuries and lead to highways being closed for hours, backing up traffic. Unfortunately, this can lead to even more accidents further back from the... Read more » The post Chain Reaction Crash Causes Fatal ...

DragonCon Mishap Gets Woman Hit In Head With Chair From 10 Stories Up

09/06/2017 11:05:57 AM

Labor Day weekend is a busy time for the city of Atlanta. Not only is it the weekend of the Chik-fil-A collegiate football bowl game, it is also the weekend... Read more » The post DragonCon Mishap Gets Woman Hit In Head With Chair From 10 ...

Opioids Get Attention, But Don’t Forget The Danger of Tylenol

09/05/2017 13:25:17 PM

The federal government has just declared something a “national public health emergency.” Hearing those words, you might think that they’re talking about Hurricane Harvey or possibly some other national disaster.... Read more » The post ...

Honda Sets Aside Hundreds of Millions for Takata Settlements

09/04/2017 12:17:40 PM

When it comes to Takata airbag claims, it is not just the manufacturer of the airbags who is on the hook for claims relating to the faulty components. Auto manufacturers... Read more » The post Honda Sets Aside Hundreds of Millions for Takata ...

Man Arrested After Merging Risk Claimed Life

08/25/2017 13:35:13 PM

Sometimes an auto accident can have tragic consequences like the serious death or injury of other passengers in your vehicle or passengers in other vehicles. Regardless of the fact that... Read more » The post Man Arrested After Merging Risk ...

I-20 Crash Sends Multiple People To The Hospital

08/24/2017 16:05:51 PM

The state of Georgia requires that every person who owns a car have at least minimum insurance coverage when they drive. These minimums include coverage for bodily injury liability, property... Read more » The post I-20 Crash Sends Multiple ...

$417 Million Awarded in New Talc Decision

08/23/2017 13:59:12 PM

When it comes to scientific research, it is not uncommon for two studies to have two completely different results. In the case of the possible carcinogenic nature of Johnson &... Read more » The post $417 Million Awarded in New Talc Decision ...

Another Airbag Death Reported in Florida

08/22/2017 10:15:56 AM

The much beleaguered Takata Corporation is not finding things getting easier for them. Embroiled in lawsuits that have forced the company to declare bankruptcy, there might be one more wrongful... Read more » The post Another Airbag Death ...

Talc Trial Underway in California

08/21/2017 11:35:25 AM

Johnson & Johnson has been the center of several trials that have alleged that their talc powder product, Shower to Shower, causes ovarian cancer. After several losses in the litigation-friendly... Read more » The post Talc Trial Underway ...

Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman Dies On Set

08/18/2017 15:57:17 PM

Stuntmen and stuntwomen are having a bad summer this year, as are the production companies they work for filming television shows and movies. Last month, stuntman John Bernecker was killed... Read more » The post Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman Dies ...

Meet Colby Atkinson, The Fourth Annual John Foy & Associates $1,000 Leukemia Scholarship Recipient

08/18/2017 12:01:05 PM

John Foy & Associates, one of Atlanta’s most established personal injury law firms, is proud to announce the winner of its fourth annual “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship. Colby Atkinson of... Read more » The post Meet Colby Atkinson, ...