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Our goal is to provide an analysis of both news stories and current issues in the Atlanta legal community.  Our Atlanta DUI Lawyers bring a wealth of experience to our readers because unlike news reporters, we work every day in the Atlanta and Fulton County court systems.  Anyone can report the news, but our Atlanta DUI Attorneys will explain to our readers how the law applies to current events and the consequences an accused person may face in court.  Additionally, we will discuss the potential defenses that may apply to the cases we discuss.  Check back daily for our legal analysis. 

Driver Accused of Fatal Hit and Run in Austell

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Austell, Ga. - According to reports out of Mableton, a man has been accused of stealing a vehicle from a local residence. This led to him speeding down a residential road and eventually being unable to properly navigate a turn. The stolen vehicle left the roadway. There were two passengers in ...

Driver Arrested for Fatal Atlanta Accident

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - A driver was arrested in Cobb and transferred to Fulton for a fatal accident that occurred almost a month ago. The accident occurred after the driver allegedly fled from Georgia State Troopers after traveling at 120 MPH on Interstate 75. He exited the interstate in Midtown Atlan...

Dunwoody Police Chase Results in Collision

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dunwoody, Ga. - A driver fleeing police caused an accident at an intersection in Dunwoody this past week. Police reported that they attempted to stop the driver's vehicle. Instead of stopping, the driver sped away. This led to a collision in a nearby intersection. As a Dunwoody DUI Lawyer, I w...

Child Injured by Vehicle in Gainesville

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Gainesville, Ga. - An eleven year old child was struck by a truck in Gainesville this past week. He is currently in critical condition. No charges have been filed yet, but as a Gainesville DUI Lawyer, I will outline the law behind the offense of serious injury by vehicle in the state of Georgi...

Vehicular Homicide Conviction After Acworth Crash

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Acworth, Ga. - According to the Cobb County District Attorney's Office, a driver has been convicted of vehicular homicide and sentenced to one year in jail as a result. The accident occurred after the convicted driver allegedly fell asleep and veered into a lane of oncoming traffic on Dallas-A...

Death Reported on Interstate 75 in Marietta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Marietta, Ga. - According to reports out of Marietta, a man was struck and killed on Interstate 75 near the Delk Road exit. He was allegedly walking across the interstate when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The accident is still under investigation. However, as a Marietta DUI Lawyer, I ...

Fatal Hit and Run Reported in Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Oct 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of DeKalb County, a man was killed earlier this week as a result of a hit and run. Officers are searching for the driver and the vehicle that's responsible for hitting him and leaving the scene. As an Atlanta DUI Lawyer, I have noted several times that ...

City of Atlanta Experiences Protests Again

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - Protestors and demonstrators have been active again this weekend in Downtown Atlanta. The demonstrations occurred in conjunction with other demonstrations throughout the country. This all comes as dozens of lawyers, civil rights activists, and religious leaders continue to call ...

Another Road Rage Shooting Reported in Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - Atlanta Police are investigating a road rage shooting that was reported in Southeast Atlanta. A woman reported the shooting as occurring near Lakewood Avenue. She said that the suspect cut her off as he was merging. She confronted the man which led to an argument. The man then a...

Driver Hits Cop Car in North Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of Sandy Springs, a driver ended up hitting a police car and then wrecking a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The dash cam footage has been released and can be seen here. The suspect is facing nine serious charges including reckless driving, drivi...

Metro Atlanta Man Injured in Car Crash

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Metro Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of a neighboring Metro Atlanta county, an older gentleman was seriously injured after a car crash off of Dallas Highway Circle. Authorities reported that a group of “car enthusiasts” were speeding down Whitlock Avenue when one of the cars passed th...

Another Midtown Atlanta Road Rage Incident Reported

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - According to reports out of Midtown Atlanta, a driver was shot while traveling in the 100 block of Peachtree Place. The shooting occurred around 10:00 AM on Sunday. They discovered the driver shot in the abdomen and the leg. He was taken to a local hospital. Police are still sea...

Violent and Tragic Traffic Stop in North Atlanta

Posted by Richard Lawson | Aug 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Ga. - A tragic traffic stop resulted in a driver committing suicide just north of the City of Atlanta late Thursday night. According to officers, police attempted to stop a vehicle for a minor traffic violation. This led to an officer being dragged by the vehicle. The driver then sped...

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