870 S.E.2d 739 (2022)


Supreme Court of Georgia.

Decided: March 15, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Naveen Ramachandrappa , Michael Brian Terry , Amanda Kay Seals , Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, 1201 West Peachtree Street N.W., Suite 3900, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3417, Michael Lawson Neff , Darryl Dwayne Adams , Susan Mary Cremer , Timothy Shane Peagler , The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C., 3455 Peachtree Rd NE, Ste 509, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Todd Robert Henningsen , Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C., 5855 Sandy Springs Circle Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30328, for Appellant.

Brian DeVoe Rogers , Rogers & Fite, LLC, 4355 Cobb Pkwy, Ste J564, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, Lyle Griffin Warshauer , Warshauer Law Group, PC, 2740 Bert Adams Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, Paul Isaac Hotchkiss , Hotchkiss Law Firm LLC, 185 E. Lake Ter. SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30317, Jonathan Andrew Pope , Hasty Pope Davies, LLP, 509 Green Street, Gainesville, Georgia 30114, Nkosi John Bey , Bey and Associates, LLC, 191 Peachtree Street, NE, 33rd Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30308, Andrew Steven Ashby , The Ashby Firm, 445 Franklin Gateway SE, Marietta, Georgia 30067, for Amicus Appellant.

John Blackston Major , Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, 350 S. Grand Ave., 50th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90071, Anne Dodson Gower , Gower Wooten & Darneille LLC, 4200 Northside Parkway NW, Bldg 12, Atlanta, Georgia 30327, Robert David Johnson , Johnson & Alday, LLC, 219 Roswell Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060, for Appellee.

W. Ray Persons , King & Spalding LLP, 1180 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 2300, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, Michael L. Eber , Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, 1105 W. Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1000, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, for Amicus Appellee.

While driving over 100 miles per hour, Christal McGee rear-ended a car driven by Wentworth Maynard, causing him to suffer severe injuries. When the collision occurred, McGee was using a "Speed Filter" feature within Snapchat, a mobile phone application, to record her real-life speed on a photo or video that she could then share...


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