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Grocery Store Slip and Falls

Any time a person goes to the grocery store, the last thing they expect is that they will sustain an injury caused by a slip and fall accident. Unfortunately, grocery stores offer a plethora of risks when it comes to these types of injuries. Grocery stores are busy hives of activity, and it is not uncommon for slip and fall hazards to arise. Here, we want to discuss the most common causes of grocery store slip and falls, who can be held liable for these incidents, and whether or not injury victims can secure compensation. Most Common Causes of Georgia… read more

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Do Car Accident Settlements Cover Chiropractic Treatment?

Car accidents in Georgia often result in drivers and passengers sustaining injuries. In some cases, these injuries are severe and necessitate extensive medical care. However, even mild accidents that result in seemingly minor injuries can lead to pain and suffering. Collisions that result in neck, spine, and soft muscle injuries can often be treated with skilled chiropractic care. Chiropractors who specialize in treating vehicle accident victims can help their patients manage ongoing pain and help promote faster healing. Here, we want to discuss whether or not chiropractic care will be included in a vehicle accident settlement reached with insurance carriers…. read more

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A Video History of the Largest Business Tort Verdict Ever Paid in Full in U.S. ($639 million)

The David vs. Goliath story of BWP’s Jim Butler’s victory over Time Warner. See original 28-minute video, on YouTube: Time Warner Loses $454 Million Case

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What Is The Difference Between Bodily Injury And Personal Injury?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else in Georgia, there is a chance you will be able to recover compensation for your losses. You have also probably heard two terms thrown around that may seem familiar – “personal injury” and “bodily injury.” At first glance, it seems like these two terms mean the same thing. The reality is that both of these terms have different meanings depending on what context they are used in. Specifically, their meanings differ when it comes to the legal realm and… read more

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Preparing for and Giving a Deposition in Georgia

If you or somebody you love has then injured due to the careless comment negligent, or intentional actions of someone else, you will likely be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, there are times when insurance carriers and at fault parties put up significant roadblocks when it comes to securing this compensation. When working to secure fair compensation in a personal injury claim, it may be necessary to sit for a deposition. We understand that depositions can be confusing for many people, so we want to give a brief explanation of what a deposition is and how you… read more

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Identifying Child PTSD Symptoms Following an Automobile Accident

Vehicle accidents can be traumatic for any party involved, including children. What many people may not realize is that not all vehicle accident injuries are physical in nature. Many injuries involve emotional and psychological trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Children are just as susceptible to PTSD after a car accident as adults. If your child has been involved in a car accident, you need to be diligent about treating all of their injuries, including their physical ones as well as their emotional and psychological ones. PTSD symptoms can vary from one person to another, and we want to discuss… read more

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How Can I Find A Georgia Car Accident Report?

If you or somebody you love has been involved in a vehicle accident anywhere in the state of Georgia, then you understand that the aftermath of the incident can be chaotic. This is particularly true if another driver was at fault and you need to obtain a copy of the accident report in order to secure the compensation you deserve. While it may seem straightforward, the process of receiving an accident report in Georgia is not always easy. Here, we want to discuss how you can obtain a Georgia car accident report as well as why you need the report… read more

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What Happens During a Car Accident Mediation?

If you or someone you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by another driver in Georgia, then you will likely be able to secure compensation for your injuries and other losses. However, the process of securing that compensation can become complicated. While most car accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, it may be necessary for an injury victim to file a personal injury lawsuit against the alleged negligent party. Once a car accident claim enters the civil lawsuit process, it can become challenging. In some cases, a mediation may be used as a… read more

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating for victims. Often, those who sustain a traumatic brain injury suffer from both temporary and permanent disabilities that can affect their day-to-day lives. This can include their ability to work or even go about their daily activities. Not only do brain injury victims suffer in these cases, but their families also go through financial and emotional challenges. Here, we want to discuss the long-term effects that victims and family members can expect after a traumatic brain injury. The short-term effects are often only the beginning Most people who experience a brain injury will have… read more

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Butler Wooten & Peak LLP is Pleased to Announce that All of The Firm’s Partners Were Again Selected as 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers or 2021 Rising Stars

BWP is pleased to announce that all of the firm’s partners were selected as 2021 Super Lawyers or 2021 Rising Stars. Jim Butler, Joel Wooten, Brandon Peak, Tedra Cannella and Rob Snyder were selected as Super Lawyers. Partner Ramsey Prather was named along with associates Joseph Colwell, Chris McDaniel, and Rory Weeks as 2021 Rising Stars. Jim Butler was also named to the Georgia Top 100 List. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. This honor is reserved for less than 5% of attorneys practicing in Georgia. Rising Stars is a distinguished honor given to… read more

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