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Summer Road Trips Can Lead to Accidents

As an attorney at Miller & Hightower, that’s one of the most common questions I hear in both professional and personal settings. With Memorial Day Weekend being the unofficial kick-off to summer, thousands of us in the West Georgia area will by taking a road trip somewhere. Now, is a good time to review what you should [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments

Why Every Adult Needs a Will

By Michael Miller In our ongoing series of articles, the attorneys at Miller & Hightower, P.C., Attorneys at Law, touch on the questions they are most often asked in professional and personal settings. Our focus this month is on the importance of having a will, regardless of what your estate is worth. I chose this topic because I [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments

Please Don’t Park in Handicapped Spaces

By State Representative Dustin Hightower, Attorney at Law The misuse of handicap hangtags is something that, sadly, is all too common in today’s society. Disabled people are increasingly having a more difficult time finding a parking spot, as they are being occupied by perfectly healthy people. This leaves the disabled citizens to fend for themselves in the parking [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments

Is There More Than One Insurer Involved in Your Georgia Uninsured/Underinsured Injury Claim?

One Settlement May Affect the Other When Georgia drivers purchase uninsured/underinsured motorist protection, they expect to be covered to the full extent of their policy limits. Unfortunately, many of them don’t fully understand policy limits as they pertain to Georgia law. When Randolph Adams suffered catastrophic injuries in a car crash caused by another person [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|General, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Is Georgia Hit and Run Law Unconstitutional? The State Supreme Court Says No

In an Effort to Evade Responsibility, Guilty Driver Claims Georgia Hit and Run Law as Unconstitutional, but State Supreme Court Disagrees The Georgia hit and run law OCGA § 40–6–270(a) is not unconstitutional, according to a State Supreme Court of Georgia ruling. In fact, it could be argued that when 44 year old Walter E. [...]

By | December 11th, 2013|Criminal Litigation, General, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Women Suffer Complications From Essure Birth Control, but Pharmaceutical Company Cannot be Sued for Defective Medical Device Injury

Pharmaceutical Company Exempt From Defective Medical Device Injury Claims The manufacturers of Essure Patch permanent birth control claim that it is a non-surgical, cheaper and safer alternative than tubal ligation. The way it works is straightforward: a micro-coil is inserted in each of a woman’s fallopian tubes. Scar tissue forms, creating a barrier that prevents [...]

By | December 6th, 2013|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Georgia’s Daylight Savings Time Ends – Watch For Pedestrians

As Georgia’s Daylight Savings Time Ends, Be Alert For Pedestrians to Avoid Car Accidents in the Carrollton and Douglasville Area As Daylight Savings Time ends, motorists need to pay extra attention to potential driving hazards in the early morning and evening hours. Recent accidents involving motorists and pedestrians drive that point home. A Cobb County [...]

By | November 13th, 2013|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Where’s the Justice for the Family of Victim of Georgia Road Rage?

Protecting the Rights of Victims of Georgia Road Rage When road rage leads to serious injury or wrongful death, victims and families of victims oftentimes wonder if the wrongdoer will be brought to justice. Even when they are, Appellate Courts may reverse the conviction. On July 27th, 2003, 22 year-old Atlanta resident Macques Antonio Walker, [...]

By | October 23rd, 2013|Criminal Litigation, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Distracted Driving Causes Thousands of Needless Deaths Each Year

Distracted driving incidents happen every day. However the results from the annual National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS) give actual numbers that are mind boggling: Every minute there are 660,000+U.S.drivers using their cell phones or working electronic devices while operating their vehicle. Also, there are almost 500,000 injuries and over 3,300 deaths a year which [...]

By | October 16th, 2013|Criminal Defense Attorney, Personal Injury|0 Comments

New Georgia Bill 1198 Allows Consideration of Grandparent Visitation Rights

Press Release Distribution.org reports that Georgia Bill 1198 was passed in 2012 which expands the decisions that the court can make in considering grandparents visitation rights when child custody, divorce or termination of parental rights occur.  For many children providing them a source of stability that they had known makes a positive difference in their [...]

By | September 30th, 2013|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments