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John Gage Breakfield
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John Breakfield’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • (Confidential) v. (County, GA)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 07, 2009
    Outcome:
    Favorable Settlement Settlement with County
    Description:
    Clients were involved in a high speed collision in which a County Police Officer ran a stop sign. Fought claims regarding immunity and ensured that client received full compensation for their injuries.
  • Counsin v. Relatives

    Practice Area:
    Debt Collection
    Outcome:
    Mistrial Granted (Pending Appeal)
    Description:
    Defended client in jury trial where he was accused of fraudulently conveying land during a divorce in order to avoid payment to a third party creditor. John was successful in obtaining a mistrial. The case went to the Georgia Court of Appeals and is currently being litigated.
  • Land Owner v. DOT

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Land Owner Obtains favorbale settlement from DOT
    Description:
    John assisted counsel in extensive depositions of experts for the State and our client. Prepared case for trial. Participate in settlement negotiations. Obtained favorable settlment just prior to trial.
  • Land Owner v. DOT

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Outcome:
    Land Owner obtains favorable settlement from DOT
    Description:
    Assisted counsel in depositions of lay and expert witnesses on condemnation/ eminent domain case where client's land was taken by DOT for roadway. Assisted in trial preparation and expert witness preparation. Settlement just prior to trial.
  • Driver v. Truck

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Outcome:
    Injured Driver Receives Settlement at Mediation
    Description:
    Driver was seriously injured as a result of an 18 wheeler. Assisted counsel in working up demand and extensive research on federal motor carrier. At mediation case was resolved for a favorable settlement.
  • Driver v. Driver

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    Driver Receives 2 X Limits, and Attorneys Fees
    Description:
    Worked with counsel to obtain a verdict for twice the policy limits and an additional amount of attorneys fees due to the insurance companies refusal to settle. Instrumental in setting insurance company for exposure due to refusal to settle.
  • Mediation

    Practice Area:
    General Practice
    Outcome:
    Magistrate Court
    Description:
    John each month assists the magistrate court by serving as a mediator for general civil cases.
  • State v. (Heir)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 08, 2010
    Outcome:
    Heir at Law-Acquitted
    Description:
    In a criminal bench trial, client was found not guilty due to the State's inability to prove that the administrator of the estate had taken the proper steps required to pursue a criminal trespass case. Extensive research was performed to prove to judge that the State's main witness was not legally an owner of the proper nor an authorized representative.
  • State v. (Client)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 29, 2010
    Outcome:
    DUI Case Reduced to Too Fast for Conditions
    Description:
    DUI Case Reduced to Too Fast for Conditions due to finding that lab results were very favorable to the client. Client had taken a prescription pill well before driving, but was arrested for DUI after an accident that was not the client's fault. Client submitted to a blood test. After getting involved in the case, John noted that the blood tests were not as favorable as the State thought they were. During plea negotiation, a lesser charge of Reckless Driving was offered by the State, but rejected by the client. At trial calendar call client accepted a No Contest plea to Too Fast for Conditions which was a $100 fine.
  • Family v. Trucking Co

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 30, 2010
    Outcome:
    Obtained Settlement for Family Injured by Truck
    Description:
    While moving from one house to another, a family was struck by an 18 wheeler, which caused them to flip sideways. After extensive negotiations with the company's representative a favorable settlement was reached.