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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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What Are Interrogatories in a Personal Injury Case?

Any time a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, they are likely entitled to various types of compensation. This can include coverage of their medical bills, lost income, out-of-pocket expenses, pain and suffering damages, and more. Most personal injury cases are settled by insurance carriers before a trial is necessary. However, when a trial is necessary, both sides will have to ask questions of the other side. In order for each side to get their questions answered by the opposition, they will usually send a list of questions, or… read more

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How Do I Request Changes to a Police Report After an Accident in Georgia?

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident in Atlanta, there are various steps that you need to take to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. One of the most important documents that you will need after a crash occurs is the official accident report. This document is going to be used to determine liability by insurance carriers or during a personal injury case. However, what happens if information in the police report is incorrect? Here, we want to discuss how you can request changes to a police report after… read more

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