The Houghton Law Firm is proud to be returning as an Advocate Sponsor for this year’s 5k / Walk Like MADD event.
The interstate transportation system is certainly important to our nation’s economic health, but so are the federal regulations intended to keep our roadways safe.
With your help, we will keep working to one day cross a finish line where there are no more drunk driving victims.
Our civil justice system is the greatest in the world and provides safeguards against prejudicial evidence to both sides of the aisle.
Sworn testimony that is contrary to statements made in medical records opens the door for a host of credibility problems in front of the jurors at trial.
We not only vigorously pursue civil justice for families, but we also stand by their side at the criminal plea hearings and get answers from the prosecution about the investigation.
Georgia, like numerous other jurisdictions, should allow punitive damages to be recovered when there is clear evidence that the defendant was using a wireless device while driving.
Motor carriers are required under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to properly screen drivers and obtain background information before hiring. 49 C.F.R. 391.21
The at-fault driver’s insurance company will not only fight the case on fault, but they will do everything they can to de-value the extent of the motorcyclist’s injuries.
‘Tort/negligence’ lawsuits account for only 6% of all civil filings since 1991. (Rand Institute study)