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What Role Does a Driver’s Age Play in Car Accident Risk?

A driver’s age may impact their ability to drive safely. There are a number of that increase driving hazards for teenage drivers and drivers who are 65 and older. In Georgia, there are restrictions on teen drivers, and all drivers are required to have their vision tested when they renew a driver’s license to help keep everyone safe on the road.

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How Insurance Companies Try To Hurt Personal Injury Claims

Insurance is a form of risk management. When a person purchases insurance, the insurance company agrees to cover the cost of damages that result from fires, automobile crashes, and other types of accidents. If you suffer an unfortunate event that’s covered by an insurance policy, you have the right to file a claim to collect the money that the insurance company has agreed to pay in these situations.

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How Heavy Winds Cause Big Rig Truck Accidents

Because of their enormous size and awkward shape, big rig trucks are particularly susceptible to heavy winds. That’s why truck drivers must remain alert to the hazards of traveling through high-wind corridors. It’s also important for drivers and dispatchers to pay attention to local weather conditions when they plan their routes.

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Why So Many Crashes Occur Near Road Construction Zones

Construction zones are necessary to keep our roads in good repair and build new ones. Adequate roads are essential for allowing people and commerce to flow smoothly throughout Georgia. However, construction zones must be properly administered to protect the automobile drivers, pedestrians, bicycles, and motorcycle riders who use them.

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Butler Prather Adds New Partner and New Associate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 23, 2023 Contact: James E. Butler, Jr. jim@butlerprather.com; Ramsey Prather ramsey@butlerprather.com; Archie Grubb archie@butlerprather.com – all at 800-242-2962. Jim Butler and Ramsey Prather announce that their firm has today added a new partner, Archie Grubb of Columbus. Mr. Grubb has practiced law for 20 years and was formerly a partner at the Beasley Allen firm. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama, undergraduate and law school. He has handled all kinds of cases, from wrecks to class actions and False Claims Act cases. Mr. Grubb lives in Columbus with his wife Mary Lynn… read more

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Announcing New Butler Prather LLP Partner Archie Grubb

Jim Butler and Ramsey Prather are pleased to announce the addition of a new partner at Butler Prather LLP, Archie Grubb of Columbus, Georgia. Archie is an outstanding personal injury attorney with demonstrated skill and success. Archie is an esteemed speaker on legal topics and a true asset to the local community. We look forward to the valuable contributions that Archie will be making to Butler Prather LLP. Mr. Grubb’s Notable Legal Victories During his legal career, Archie has represented whistleblowers in various settings, including the pharmaceutical industry, hospital and medical practice, for-profit education, the defense industry, and hospice and… read more

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How Amazon Trucks and Vans Cause Severe Injuries

Amazon is a very profitable business. The company makes over 1.6 million deliveries in America every day, shipping over $7 billion packages throughout the world each year. In a recent year, they generated almost $470 billion in sales. The key to Amazon’s success is fast shipping. When surveyed, over 80 percent of Amazon customers said that free and fast shipping was the number one reason why they chose the company, but this puts a heavy burden on their drivers.

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Motorcycle Crashes Caused by Bad Roads and Dangerous Drivers

Many advantages come with riding a motorcycle. A motorcycle is much more economical to own and operate than an automobile, and motorcycles leave a smaller carbon footprint. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of freedom you get when you’re out riding your bike and experiencing the great outdoors in a beautiful place like Georgia.

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Understanding Wrongful Death

The love we share with the people around us is one of life’s greatest gifts, and nothing prepares you for the loss of a loved one. It’s even more crushing to discover that your loved one’s life was senselessly taken away by the careless or criminal act of another.

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What Does Contingency Fee Really Mean?

If you suffer catastrophic injuries caused by an accident, it’s almost impossible to get fair compensation from the insurance company unless you have an experienced Georgia personal injury lawyer who’s ready to fight for you. When you don’t have the right legal representation, the other side won’t take you seriously.

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Jury imposes $1.7 billion verdict against Ford for F-series pickup roof collapse that killed couple. Read More.