“Ban the Box” and other stupid ideas from our overlords

There is a bill in the Georgia legislature commonly trumpeted as “ban the box” that makes it illegal for employers to ask whether or not an applicant has been convicted of a crime during the INITIAL screening process for a job. The employer is later allowed to ask this question AFTER he/she has narrowed down […]

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Tricks Police Use After You’ve Been Arrested for DUI – License Suspension

If you’ve been arrested for DUI in the State of Georgia, there are several different scenarios you may face with regard to your drivers license. This is so because (contrary to popular belief) cops are human beings. Not only do they make mistakes but, like all other animals, Police often choose the path of least […]

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The One-Leg-Stand Portion of the Field Sobriety Test

The One-Leg-Stand is the third and final portion of the NHTSA Field Sobriety test you can expect to have conducted by Police during a DUI stop. A skilled DUI Lawyer can give you a comprehensive explanation of the entire DUI Field Sobriety Test and how the results of your One-Leg-Stand can be downplayed or used […]

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The Walk-and-Turn portion of the DUI Field Sobriety Test in Georgia

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) created the Walk-and-Turn (and it’s twin sister the One-Leg-Stand) to serve as “divided attention tests” for people suspected of DUI. They equate these demands of these tests to driving because operating a motor vehicle is admittedly also a divided-attention task. The Walk-and-Turn is divided into two stages: the […]

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Nationwide Increase in Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries

The United States Department of Transportation released some surprising statistics on motorcycle safety through 2011. In that year alone more than 4,500 motorcyclists were killed in motorcycle accidents. This figure is an increase from 2010. Motorcycle accident Attorney Jason Carnell dives deeper into this report and analyzes the factors behind the surprising increase in motorcycle […]

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DUI Field Sobriety Tests

If you happen to find yourself being subjected to a roadside field sobriety test based on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, there are some things about these tests you need to understand. First, the tests generally fall into two categories. There are: Standard field sobriety tests (SFST): These tests have […]

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Horizontal Gaze & Nystagmus (HGN) Field Sobriety Test

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Defenses to Assault and Battery in Georgia

A person charged with simple assault or simple battery in Georgia has several affirmative defenses at his/her disposal should he/she go to trial. An effective assault defense attorney, battery defense lawyer and/or criminal defense attorney will know how to effectively employ these defenses in your favor. First, and foremost, is the self-defense argument. In Georgia, […]

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Georgia Motor Vehicle Accident Reports

Whether you were a driver, passenger, bicyclist, motorcyclist or pedestrian involved in an auto accident in Georgia, what you do immediately following the crash can have a significant impact on your ability to obtain compensation for the injuries you sustain. These accidents are traumatic and unanticipated incidents. People generally do not plan ahead for these […]

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