Who Is Responsible For Personal Injuries on Rental Properties

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 more

Georgia’s Distraction Doctrine for Slip and Fall Cases

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 more

Frequently Asked Questions about Wrongful Death Laws in Georgia

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 more

What is Considered Reckless Driving in Georgia?

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 more

How Long Does It Take to Get a Police Report After A Car Accident?

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 more

Common 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 more

Safety 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 more

A&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 more

An 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 more

Truck 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