About the Case

BBGA attorneys and Josh Branch of The Law Offices of Joshua W. Branch resolved a wrongful death road defect case against the Georgia Department of Transportation and the at-fault driver for $1,400,000. The settlement included $1,300,000 from GDOT and the at-fault driver’s $100,000 insurance policy limits.

BBGA represented the husband of a woman who was killed in an April 3, 2019 wreck caused by a 7–8-inch edge of pavement drop-off (EOPD). Pictures of the drop-off are below.

You can read more about the case in an article by the Daily Report or on rockdalenewtoncitizen.com.

Important Documents


Witness Affidavits

Expert Engineer

Motion Affidavit

Plaintiff’s RPD to GDOT

Interrogatories to GDOT

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