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Rainy weather/Comparative Fault in Georgia Georgia is considered a modified comparative fault jurisdiction, which means a Plaintiff (the person bringing the claim) can not bring a claim for negligence against an “at fault party” if the Plaintiff is more at fault than the “at fault party.” Thus, even if another person contributed in causing an accident […]
Why does everyone need Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage on their auto insurance policy? First, let’s discuss what UM coverage is by comparing it to liability coverage. Your auto liability coverage sets the limit of what your auto insurance company will pay to injured persons if you cause a wreck. For example, if you have the […]
Did you know that when a person is arrested, the prosecutor can change the charge when it comes in to court? Not only can a prosecutor change the charge, but a prosecutor can also add charges on top of what a person was arrested for. Many times, a person will be arrested on one charge, […]
Brian’s Avvo answer to the question, “How can that hold up if there’s no evidence I was driving after drinking?”
Brian’s answer: It sounds like the officer is basing the arrest on circumstantial evidence – putting puzzle pieces together to make the argument that you must have been driving earlier, while under the influence. Law enforcement officers can arrest someone even if the officer didn’t actually witness the person driving. However, there may be several […]
Clients with criminal charges almost always tell us they did not have their rights read to them “like we see on television.” Probably every time we see an arrest on a fictional television show, the police officer tells the suspect, while handcuffing the suspect, what the suspect is charged with and then he starts reciting […]
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