Properly inflated tires can help maximize your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. With the cost of fuel continuously increasing, it’s essential that you do everything you can to increase your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. Properly maintaining the pressure of your tires can have a significant impact on the fuel efficiency of your vehicle.
How Search Engine Optimization and Law Firm Branding can Transform Your Practice By: Matt Wetherington & Darren Tobin 2021 NOTE: This article was originally written in 2014. Surprisingly, not much has changed with the core concepts and it remains solid advice for any lawyer getting started with their practice. As proof, look at how […]
JAYWALKING IS NOT ILLEGAL IN GEORGIA Hello, and welcome back to our ongoing series on Georgia’s rules of the road, and how they can help establish civil liability through a concept called negligence per se. Simply put, negligence per se is negligence born of rule-breaking. If someone doesn’t break any rules but somehow […]
Determining The Right-of Way in Georgia’s Have you ever done the right-of way dance? Most of us have. It happens when we come to an intersection, especially an uncontrolled intersection, where not everyone is certain of the rules. You move forward, then brake because the other driver moved at the same time, and then […]
What can Van Halen teach us about dangerous and defective tires? A lot, actually.
10 Practice Tips For Products Liability Claims Involving Tires By: Matt Wetherington and Jeb Butler He is driving. There need not be—and probably will not be—any remarkable details. There are no drunk drivers, no excessive speeds, no adverse weather conditions, no unmarked curves, no fatigued truckers, and no unusual steering inputs. Without warning, the vehicle […]
Civil Consequences for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in Georgia Hello, and welcome back to our new blog series on sex crimes in Georgia. Last week, we talked about Georgia’s rape statute, OCGA 16-6-1, and how the concept of negligence per se can help rape survivors sue for damages in civil court. Today, let’s […]
Eluding or Impersonating a Police Officer Welcome back to our ongoing discussion of Georgia’s rules of the road, and how they can be used to establish civil liability through a concept called negligence per se. If you’re just joining us, negligence per se is the idea that everyone always has a responsibility to follow […]
What is Considered Reckless Driving? Welcome back to our ongoing discussion of negligence per se, and how it applies to Georgia’s rules of the road. The legal term “negligence per se” is based on the idea that everyone has a duty to follow all safety rules at all times. This concept is extremely helpful […]
Aggravated Sodomy in Georgia Welcome back to our ongoing discussion of sex crimes and how the criminal and civil justice system work together to help the victim. Last week, we talked about OCGA 16-12-100, Georgia’s child pornography law. This week, we’ll talk about OCGA 16-6-2, which deals with aggravated sodomy. Importantly, this article is […]
Georgia’s Rule on Following Too Closely Explained The rules of the road can be an invaluable tool for determining liability after an accident. Under normal circumstances, in order to receive a settlement for an injury, a plaintiff must not only prove that the defendant caused the injury, but that they did so while behaving […]
A tire is balanced by positioning weights on the wheel on which the tire is mounted. These weights act as a counterbalance to heavy spots on the tire/wheel assembly. Curious why tires aren’t already balanced when sold as new? Read on.