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Joseph Finan Killed in Baldwin County Ga. Route 29 Car Accident; Justice Available to Family?

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Baldwin County News

A motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles claimed the life of one person and left another injured Sunday night, June 16, 2019.  According to, "[t]he wreck, described as a head-on collision, happened shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday on Ga. Route 29, or the U.S. 441 Highway bypass, near the intersection of Ga. Route 49."  Per the report, "[t]he person killed was identified as Joseph Finan, of Tampa, Fla....[Mr.] Finan was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 12:05 a.m. Monday."  According to, a driver in a Toyota 4-Runner was driving south in the northbound lane of the highway and Joseph Finan was going north in his 2015 Ford F150 when the Toyota hit Joseph Finan head-on.

Media reports indicate that the driver of the Toyota 4-Runner was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

Our Legal Take

As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the family of Joseph Finan may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their loss.  The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Joseph Finan should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.

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