Georgia Personal Injury Blog

Signs You May Have Been the Victim of Negligent Security

By Butler Prather LLP on December 29, 2023

Businesses are always trying to save money, but when they skimp on security, the results can be tragic. Poorly lit parking garages, unlocked gates, the lack of qualified security personnel, and other lapses in security create circumstances where people get seriously injured.

Posted in: Premises Liability

Butler Prather LLP Supports Clark’s Christmas Kids

By Butler Prather LLP on December 21, 2023

At Butler Prather LLP, we are grateful for the success we’ve achieved fighting for injured people and their loved ones. During the holiday season, we are reflecting on the things in life that are truly important – faith, family, friends, and community. In this season of giving, we are thankful for the opportunity to share with others and are proud to make a significant contribution to Clark’s Christmas Kids.

Posted in: Firm News

5 Steps To Take as You Prepare To Become a Whistleblower

By Butler Prather LLP on December 14, 2023

If you have evidence that someone is breaking the law, stealing from the government, or grossly misusing public funds, you will want to contact an attorney right away. Your lawyer will advise you about the best course of action moving forward.

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

By Ramsey Prather on November 20, 2023

A driver’s age may impact their ability to drive safely. There are a number of factors 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.

Posted in: Car Accidents

How Insurance Companies Try To Hurt Personal Injury Claims

By Ramsey Prather on November 10, 2023

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.

Posted in: Personal Injury

How Heavy Winds Cause Big Rig Truck Accidents

By Ramsey Prather on November 5, 2023

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.

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Why So Many Crashes Occur Near Road Construction Zones

By Ramsey Prather on October 30, 2023

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.

Posted in: Car Accidents

Butler Prather Adds New Partner and New Associate

By Butler Prather LLP on October 23, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 23, 2023 Contact: James E. Butler, Jr.; Ramsey Prather; Archie Grubb – 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…

Posted in: Firm News

Announcing New Butler Prather LLP Partner Archie Grubb

By Butler Prather LLP on October 23, 2023

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…

Posted in: Firm News

How Amazon Trucks and Vans Cause Severe Injuries

By Ramsey Prather on October 20, 2023

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.

Posted in: Truck Accidents

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