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MARTA Faces Trial Next Week Over Fall That Left Paratransit Bus Rider in Vegetative State

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Nov 1, 2018 5:41:04 PM

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Atlanta—Trial is set to begin next week over whether MARTA, the Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority, is responsible for a fall from a paratransit bus that left a rider with catastrophic brain damage. Johnson v. MARTA, 2017CV287279. 

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Topics: Johnson v. MARTA, Transportation, Georgia

Matthew Moffett & the Closing That Drove a Defense Win at Trial Over a Fatal Crosswalk Crash |VIDEO|

Posted by Courtroom View Network on May 15, 2018 9:41:00 PM


Arguments over driver reaction times often play a crucial role in car accident cases. In one of CVN's most impressive defense verdicts of 2017, Matthew Moffett’s cogent closing and a focus on split-second decision-making helped carry a jury decision for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in a crosswalk.     

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Topics: Quynn v. Hulsey, Georgia, Transportation

Randy Edwards Blasts Defense Testimony, Delivers $12.5M Verdict Against Suzuki in Motorcycle Crash Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 27, 2018 7:02:59 AM


In setting up a $12.5 million verdict against Suzuki at trial last February over a crash allegedly caused by the brake failure on one of its motorcycles, Randy Edwards used a blistering closing argument, and surprising test results, to undercut a theory central to the defense’s case.Johns v. Suzuki Motor Corp., 14SV000043. 

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Topics: Johns v. Suzuki, Transportation, Georgia

Truck Rolled Over 2.5 Times in Roof Crush Wreck, Expert Concludes in Wrongful Death Trial Against Ford

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 5, 2018 9:30:57 AM

An image from the computer animation that defense accident reconstruction expert Geoffrey Germane used to explain his theory that Melvin and Voncile Hills' Ford truck rolled over more than twice in their fatal wreck.


Lawrenceville, GA—An accident reconstruction expert testified that a catastrophic tire blowout sent a Ford truck violently out of control and led to a multiple-revolution rollover that killed a Georgia couple, as Ford mounted its defense Tuesday over claims the company was responsible for the fatal wreck. Hill v. Ford Motor Co., 16-C-04179-S2.

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Topics: Hill v. Ford Motor Co., Georgia, Transportation, Products Liability

Georgia Supreme Court Upholds $40M Award Against Chrysler in Fuel Tank Explosion Case, While Applying Key Admissibility Test Under State's Evidence Code 

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 4, 2018 11:00:18 PM

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Atlanta—The Georgia Supreme Court last month upheld a $40 million award against Chrysler for the death of a toddler in a Jeep fuel tank explosion, and in doing so outlined key elements in the state’s five-year-old Evidence Code.

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Topics: Walden v. Chrysler Group LLC, Georgia, Transportation