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Jacob Butts killed in Glynn County DUI hit and run accident.

Jacob Butts, 15, Tragically Killed in Glynn County Accident (Google Maps)

Glynn County News

A motor vehicle accident tragically claimed the life of Jacob Butts, 15, Sunday night, February 3, 2019 according to published reports.

FirstCoastNews.com reports that Jacob Butts was struck by a driver who left the scene and “was [later] involved in a [second] crash at around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Baumgardner Road and U.S. Highway 82.”  The news organization reports that investigating authorities determined that “[the driver] was under the influence of alcohol and was arrested…[with] a blood alcohol level of 0.22.” WSAV.com is reporting that “Jacob Butts [was]…a student at Glynn Academy. ”

In addition to being charged with driving under the influence “added charges of vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident causing death” were issued, according to news4jax.com.

Our Legal Take

As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and if the driver of the vehicle that struck young Jacob Butts is determined to be at fault, Mr. Butts’ family may elect to file civil claims for his wrongful death.  Based upon its extensive experience and success handling these types of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that Mr. Butts’ family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements for its Clients, including for victims of Georgia motor vehicle accidents such as this one. We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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Atlanta News

A motor vehicle accident tragically claimed the life of Larry Sawyer, 35, early Sunday morning, February 3, 2019 according to published reports.

Larry Sawyer Killed in Atlanta I-285 Accident, February 3, 2019

Larry Sawyer Tragically Killed in Atlanta I-285 Accident, February 3, 2019 (Google Maps)

According to AJC.com, authorities indicate that “[a] Virginia man putting gas into his vehicle on the side of I-285 was hit early Sunday morning and killed.” The paper reports that “[t]he man, identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office as 35-year-old Larry Sawyer of Radford [Virginia], was stopped on the right shoulder of I-285 North near the Bolton Road exit about 4:30 a.m. when a vehicle rear-ended his.”

The news organization further indicates that officers have initially concluded that driver of the vehicle that hit Mr. Radford “was determined to be at fault.”

Our Legal Take

As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and if further investigation confirms that the driver who struck Larry Sawyer was at fault, Mr. Sawyer’s family may elect to file civil claims for his wrongful death.  Based upon its extensive experience and success handling these types of motor vehicle claims in Georgia and the Atlanta area, The Murray Law Firm suggests that Mr. Sawyer’s family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.

Our Results

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements for its Clients, including for victims of Georgia motor vehicle accidents such as this one. We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at CALL NOW: 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Joel Holden Injured in Savannah Pedestrian Accident

Savannah Pedestrian Accident (WTOC)

Savannah News

A 44-year-old man from Alpharetta was reportedly struck by a car while attempting to cross Abercorn Street in Savannah Monday evening, January 28, 2019, according The Savannah Morning News.

Savannah police told WTOC 11, the victim “was transported to the hospital in serious condition.” It is unclear whether the driver will be facing charges.

Our Legal Take

As the details of this incident continue to develop, and if the driver is found to be at fault, the pedestrian may elect to file civil claims for his injuries.

Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect his interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the roadways involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.

The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements for its Clients, including for victims of Georgia pedestrian accidents such as this one. We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 912.385.9690 in Savannah or 404.842.1600 in Atlanta. Consultations are free and confidential.

CALL NOW: 912.385.9690 in Savannah or 404.842.1600 in Atlanta

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.