BlogWho Is Responsible For Personal Injuries on Rental Properties
Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on June 15, 2019
If you were injured while on a rental property, it may be harder than you think to get compensation. The difficulties in getting compensation boil down to the issue of liability. Who was at fault? Was the property owner (landlord) responsible, or was the person occupying the property responsible? Were you a tenant or someone… read moreGeorgia’s Distraction Doctrine for Slip and Fall Cases
Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on May 15, 2019
We have all heard about distracted driving and distracted walking, but most people are not aware that there is a distraction doctrine that relates to slip and fall cases. The distraction doctrine does not relate to cell phones at all, but rather relates to distractions that draw your attention away from the task at hand…. read moreFrequently Asked Questions about Wrongful Death Laws in Georgia
Posted in Wrongful Death on February 1, 2019
If someone you love has been injured or killed due to the negligence of someone else, you may be wondering what options you have under Georgia law to pursue justice. Georgia has specific laws regarding wrongful death claims, which allow surviving family members to pursue compensation. In this article, we address some of the frequently… read moreWhat is Considered Reckless Driving in Georgia?
Posted in Car Accidents on December 28, 2018
We have all heard the term “reckless driving”, but do we really know what it means? Do we know what actions Georgia law considers reckless, or what the consequences could be if we are in an accident? Reckless driving is considered a crime, but you don’t have to break the law in order to be… read moreHow Long Does It Take to Get a Police Report After A Car Accident?
Posted in Car Accidents on December 10, 2018
Serious car accidents will undoubtedly draw police, fire, and EMT’s to the scene. In most cases, a police report will be completed as part of procedure. While this seems pretty standard, many people don’t realize that you should complete a police report even for minor accidents, or accidents causing only minor injuries. It is important… read moreCommon Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits
Personal injury law is a set of laws known as torts. These laws allow injured persons or their families to seek compensation when someone else is responsible for the injuries. There are numerous events, actions, omissions, and behaviors that can lead to personal injury lawsuits. Below, you will find a brief description of some of… read moreSafety Tips for Atlanta Pedestrians of All Ages
Across the nation, an estimated 6,000 pedestrians are killed every year. In March 2018, the Governors Highway Safety Association listed Georgia as 16th in the nation for pedestrian deaths. Between January and June 2017, there were 92 pedestrian deaths in Georgia. A few of these deaths have become “high profile” in the Metro Atlanta area,… read moreA&H Apartments Shooting: Was Security Adequate?
An all-too-familiar subject just scrolled across my news feed: someone was shot at an apartment complex. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that a man was shot in the head at the A&H Apartments in the 600 block of Hill Street in Forest Park, Georgia. The victim’s status is unknown, and he is receiving emergency medical… read moreAn Overview of the Personal Injury Claims Process in Georgia
While they may seem similar, every state has different laws and legal processes for criminal and civil cases. That includes cases related to personal injury accidents, such as auto accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, or premises liability claims. If you have been injured in an accident and are considering filing a personal injury claim, there… read moreTruck Accident Facts for Georgia Drivers
Truck accidents are a major contributor to injuries and deaths on roadways across the United States, and Georgia is no exception. These commercial trucks – known as big-rigs, semis, and tractor-trailers – make many drivers nervous, as their size and weight are reasonably formidable. One of the best ways to reduce the likelihood of being… read more