Legal Resources

Throughout the course of our law practice at the Houghton Law Firm, LLC, we have confronted numerous complex legal issues in handling and litigating many trucking accident and auto wreck cases.  We try to share as much insight as we can with other practitioners and clients so they may more fully understand how to pursue these claims and anticipate the defenses that may arise.
 
 

CAN DEFENDANT JUST DESTROY EVIDENCE AND GET AWAY WITH IT? SPOLIATION:  A PRIMER ON REMEDIES TO COMBAT THE DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE UNDER GEORGIA LAW

Trucking companies (and corporate defendants in general) are increasingly denying Plaintiffs the right to review vital evidence that they are required to preserve.  There are a variety of tools that can be used by the Plaintiff's lawyer to remedy this misconduct by the defense.

 

SUIT IS FILED, NOW WHAT? SERVICE OF PROCESS: EVERYTHING YOUR ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SERVING THE DEFENDANTS

There are a number of pitfalls that a trucking accident lawyer may encounter after filing suit, especially in cases where the defendant driver has opted to duck service.  Your attorney should be prepared to diligently serve the defendant with process in compliance with Georgia law.

 

  

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DEFENDANT IS AT FAULT, WHY IS HE MAKING ME SUE?                A GUIDE TO ATTORNEY'S FEES UNDER GEORGIA LAW

When a defendant or his counsel stubbornly refuse to resolve a clear liability injury case and creates additional expense for the Plaintiff, Georgia law recognizes a remedy.