Georgia Court of Appeals Rules that Speed Filter Case Against Snapchat Can Move Forward

On January 25, 2023, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued an opinion in Maynard v. Snapchat, Inc. reversing the trial court’s dismissal of the case on proximate cause grounds.  The Court held that “[b]ecause the Maynards’ complaint alleged facts that, if proven, sufficiently demonstrate that Snap’s negligent design proximately caused the Maynards’ injuries, we […]

Neff Injury Law Obtains $1,364,000 Verdict In Deck Railing Failure Case

On April 20, 2022, Neff Injury Law obtained a $1,364,000 verdict for a man seriously injured in a fall at a rental home when a deck railing gave way.  Despite a court directed mediation and a later judicial settlement conference, the Defendant never made an offer to settle the case. A Fayette County, Georgia jury […]

Case Against Snapchat Involving “Speed Filter” Moves Forward

On April 1, 2022, the parties in Lemmon v. Snap, Inc., Case No. 2:19-CV-04504-MWF-KS, received an Order signed by The Honorable Michael W. Fitzgerald of the United States District Court for Central District of California fully denying Snap’s Motion to Dismiss the Plaintiffs’ First Amended Complaint. Expressly stated in the Order is that the Plaintiffs […]

Neff Article on Technology and Tort Law Published in Verdict Magazine

Michael Neff’s article, “A Trial Lawyer’s Thoughts on Technology and Tort Law Colliding” was published in the Summer 2021 issue of Verdict, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (“GTLA”) magazine. Mike was invited to write about technology and tort law because of his work as lead counsel in two pending cases against Snapchat. The article discusses […]

Snapchat Takes Down Speed Filter

On April 17, 2021 a Snapchat spokesperson told NPR that it will take down the “speed filter,” which has been the subject of lawsuits.  Neff Injury law represents families in two separate cases against Snapchat concerning the speed filter and allegations of wrongful death and serious personal injury. According to the NPR article, Snapchat’s decision […]

Trial Guides to Publish 2nd Neff Book on Premises Liability

On May 25, 2021, Trial Guides announced pre-order sales of Michael Neff’s second book on premises liability – Advanced Premises Liability: A Guide Through Trial.  In Advanced Premises Liability, Mike takes a close look at important issues in premises cases, such as dealing with discovery, taking 30(b)(6) depositions and cross-examining the defense expert.  Mike also […]

Speed Filter Lawsuits Against Snapchat Draw Media Attention

On May 25, 2019, Neff Injury Law, along with co-counsel Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, filed wrongful death lawsuits against Snapchat on behalf of two families who had lost their sons in a Wisconsin car wreck.  The Complaint involved allegations that Snapchat was negligent in the design of its “Speed Filter.” The case continues to draw […]

Ninth Circuit Rules Against Snapchat in CDA Decision

On May 4, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the District Court’s dismissal of the Plaintiffs’ complaint on the grounds of Snapchat’s immunity under the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. § 230(c)(1).   Neff Injury Law and Bondurant, Mixson and Elmore filed suit against Snapchat on behalf of the surviving parents of boys […]

Neff Injury Law Obtains $825,000 Truck Wreck Settlement

On March 29, 2021, Neff Injury Law obtained an $825,000 settlement in a truck wreck case arising out of a collision between two tractor trailers near Savannah, Georgia.  After filing suit on behalf of their injured client, Neff Law discovered that the at-fault trucking company provided zero driver training and had discontinued using their safety […]

Cremer Attends U.S. Court of Federal Claims Vaccine Conference

On October 15, 2020, Partner Susan Cremer attended the 31st Annual Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Federal Claims (“USCFC”).  Susan handles vaccine claims for clients who have suffered serious adverse vaccine reactions. Susan also represents the families of those who have died as a result of a vaccine reaction. About the Conference […]