Georgia Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument of Booting Class Actions

Booting requires the owner of the vehicle to pay to have the immobilization device removed. Common law is the body of law derived from judicial
decisions rather than from statutes. The class action suit was filed in Clayton County State Court in 2018 by Forrest Allen, a private citizen, on behalf of himself and others who had their cars booted at the shopping center.

$2.8 Million Excess Verdict for Broken Ankle in Atlanta

Excess Verdict Against State Farm Note: This article originally appeared on law.com.  Following a day-and-a-half trial, a Fulton County Georgia jury delivered a post-apportionment award of $2.8 million, but deemed the plaintiff 25 percent liable for his injuries.  A Jane Doe defendant was cleared of liability.  The plaintiff was injured when the SUV in which […]

Receiver Appointed for Daniel Dean and the Dean Law Firm — Former Dean Law Firm Clients Should Read This Page

Receiver Appointed for Daniel Dean and the Dean Law Firm — Former Dean Law Firm Clients Should Read This Page On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of Georgia appointed Matt Wetherington and Elizabeth Ji as receivers of all of The Dean Law Firm’s files and records as well as the firm’s IOLTA, escrow, and/or […]

How the Corona Virus Affects Georgia Foreclosures & Bankruptcy

FREE LIVE QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION WITH GEORGIA ATTORNEYS on Frequently Asked Questions About Bankruptcy & Property Foreclosure in Georgia WHEN:  Thursday, April 2 at 5:00pm Eastern Time This event is moderated by Matt Wetherington.  Attorneys Richard Alembik, Michael Rethinger, and Will Geer will answer your questions about the bankruptcy and home foreclosure implications of […]

Legal Implication of COVID-19: How the Corona Virus Affects Georgia

FREE LIVE QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION WITH GEORGIA ATTORNEYS Attorneys Matt Wetherington, Austin Bersinger, and Sheri Oluyemi answered your questions about the legal implications of Covid-19 / Corona Virus in Georgia This even has ended.  You can re-watch the video here:      TOPICS COVERED: Frequently asked questions by Georgia business owners dealing with […]

Georgia Legal Accelerator Launches With Class of 16

The new law firm incubator kicked off with a busy weekend of workshops to help practices find success. By Meredith Hobbs|January 21, 2020 at 02:15 PM The Georgia Legal Accelerator has kicked off with an inaugural class of 16 new and aspiring solo practitioners. The unique yearlong incubator program for law firm startups is the […]

Man shot during 2018 booting incident files suit

Man shot during 2018 booting incident files suit As published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution by Chris Joyner. A man who was shot in the leg in a midtown parking lot last Thanksgiving during an argument over a booting is suing the man who shot him and the company that put the boot on his car. The […]

New Georgia Legal Incubator Will Be A ‘Law Firm Ride-Along’

The organizers, Matt Wetherington and Kurt Kastorf, say the Georgia Legal Accelerator will offer firsthand experience and advice for those starting their own law practice. Trial lawyers Matt Wetherington and Kurt Kastorf are starting an incubator program for lawyers who either want to start their own firms or become shareholders in one, which they say will be […]

City of Conyers Bans Booting Over “Unreasonable and Exorbitant” Fines

Another Georgia City Bans Vehicle Booting The City of Conyers joins a growing list of Georgia communities to ban vehicle booting.  The Conyers City Council unanimously passed the ordinance with the support of Mayor Vince Evans, Police Chief Gene Wilson, and attorney Matt Wetherington. According to Conyers Police Chief Gene Wilson, the regulation of the […]

Wetherington Law Firm Gives Back to the Community

  The Wetherington Law Firm partnered with South Fulton Councilwoman Helen Willis and the City of South Fulton to help our underprivileged community members get a fair start in the upcoming school year.  We met hundreds of students and helped bridge connections between the students, the teachers, and community leaders who serve them.  Scroll down […]

Atlanta Hotel Sued For Legionnaire’s Disease

Wetherington Law Firm Files Suit Against Atlanta Hotel For Legionnaire’s Disease Legionnaires’ disease is a serious form of pneumonia caused by bacteria. Individuals who stayed at the Atlanta Sheraton Hotel between June 12 and July 15, 2019, may have been exposed to legionella bacteria. If you visited the Atlanta Sheraton between June 12 and July […]