Owens & Mulherin

800 Commercial Court
Savannah, Georgia 31416 , United States

  • 912.691.4686

Now Up to 29 Million GM Vehicles Recalled

During the first quarter of 2014, General Motors sent shockwaves across Wall Street when it recalled more than one million vehicles because of a faulty ignition switch. The company only decided to issue the recall after at least…more
| Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Products Liability

Is Wal-Mart Responsible for Tracy Morgan’s Injuries Caused by its Tired Driver?

During the early morning of June 7, comedians Tracy Morgan, James McNair and Ardley Fuqua and passenger Jeffrey Millea were travelling home from a show when a Wal-Mart tractor-trailer plowed into their limo. Mr. Morgan, Mr…more
| Personal Injury

Tips for Preserving Evidence After an Auto Accident

Immediately following an accident, make sure you, your passengers and the other driver are safe. If necessary, call for medical attention and take precautions so other motorists do not hit your disabled vehicles…more
| Personal Injury

Has Codeine Harmed Your Child?

In August 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a boxed warning — its strongest — to alert doctors and parents about the risks of administering codeine to children post-surgery. According to the FDA, doctors…more
| Consumer Protection, Personal Injury

The Risks at Roadside Construction Zones

Last winter, a construction worker was laying a pipeline on McGinnis Ferry Road in Alpharetta when his coworker accidently ran over him with a backhoe. The worker’s tragic death highlights the dangers of roadside construction…more
| Personal Injury

Savannah Settled with Injured Woman for $9.5 Million — City Should Have Known About Damaged Tree

Shanta Greene’s cousin and his young son picked Ms. Greene up from her job as assistant manager at a Wendy’s restaurant in July 2010. As they drove along Bee Road and 42nd Street, a tree limb broke lose and landed on top of the…more
| Personal Injury

Blood Clot Test Strips Voluntarily Recalled Following Three Deaths

Alere Inc. has voluntarily recalled Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional Test Strips after nine adverse events — including three deaths — were linked to the defective medical device. The prothrombin time test measures how long it…more
| Consumer Protection, Products Liability

What You Should Know Before You Grill — FDA Finds Meat Contaminated With Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) tracks and assesses the presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the nation’s foods and food-producing animals. The government department partners with the U.S…more
| Personal Injury

GM Report: Numerous Failures Led to Tragic Results

In early June, independent counsel hired by General Motors (GM) delivered a long-awaited investigative report on the deadly ignition switch defect that devastated lives and families across the United States. As expected, the…more
| Products Liability

The Timeline Following a Workplace Accident

The workers’ compensation process differs from a civil lawsuit to collect damages for third-party liability or other types of personal injury claims. You and your employer are held to strict procedures and timelines governed by…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Georgia’s Child Restraint Laws

A car’s seatbelts and airbags are designed to protect adults, not children, during an accident. Improperly restrained kids risk ejection from the vehicle and serious injuries from airbag deployment. The Governor’s Office of…more
| Personal Injury

Third Party Liability in a Workplace Accident

In the past, an employer would typically fire a worker who sustained an on-the-job injury, thus leaving the injured worker with no medical care or financial support. Reaching a verdict or settlement in a lawsuit would take…more
| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

Indestructible Black Box Provides Answers in Paul Walker Auto Accident

Actor Paul Walker died in a tragic Thanksgiving weekend auto accident last year. Immediately following the fatal one-car crash, fans wondered whether drugs, drinking, racing or mechanical failure might have been a factor, in…more
| Personal Injury

What Did G.M. Know About the Deadly Defective Auto Part?

So far, at least 13 deaths have been linked to a defective ignition switch in General Motors vehicles. In response, G.M. has recalled 2.6 million of its cars. However, the manufacturer stops short of recommending drivers park…more
| Personal Injury

What You Should Know Before Your First Appointment with a Personal Injury Attorney

The hours and days after you sustain an injury may be fraught with bodily pain and personal anxiety about your future health and finances. Your first step should be to seek appropriate medical attention. Next learn your options…more
| Personal Injury
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