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.
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