Blog Posts in December, 2010

  • 17-Dec-2010

    A Novel Defense: That New Car Smell Caused My Wreck

    This sounds like it might be funny but it isn't. On July 3, 2010, a driver of a very new 2010 Mercedes Benz sedan claims the "new car smell" from his vehicle caused him to lose consciousness and hit a bicyclist. The driver, Martin Erzinger, claimed ...
  • 16-Dec-2010

    Hospitalizations from Dog Bite Injuries on the Rise

    The New York Times published an interesting article on injuries from dog bites yesterday. A study found that the number of dog bite injuries requiring hospital admission nearly doubled during a 15 year period. From 1993 to 2008, the number of people ...
  • 13-Dec-2010

    Facebook and your personal injury lawsuit..."and never the two shall meet."

    Apologies to Rudyard Kipling for adapting a line of his poetry to a new legal quandry involving Facebook, civil litigation, and personal injury plaintiffs but it seemed fitting. Kashmir Hill from posts an amusing article on a potentially ...
  • 13-Dec-2010

    Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Receives Grant to Fight DUI

    The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has received a $67,800 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to fight local drivers under the influence. The statewide Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic (H.E.A.T.)'s goal is ...
  • 8-Dec-2010

    Welcome to our Personal Injury Blog

    The Williamson Law Firm, an Alpharetta personal injury law firm serving Atlanta and surrounding areas, is pleased to announce the launch of our Personal Injury Blog with an RSS feed available at Blog/Entire-Blog-Feed/RSS.xml Attorney Scott Williamson ...