Negligent Security

When to File a Wrongful Death Claim

Immediately after the death of a loved one, speaking to a lawyer may be far from your mind; however, it is something to consider soon. If you believe the death occurred due to an accident or assault that was someone else’s fault, you may be able to receive compensation for your loss. Call an experienced… read more

Home and Car Safety Reminders

Once daylight savings ends, we start to see shorter days and longer nights. It makes for a festive season of holiday lights, but also opens up opportunities to be distracted or hurt. Practicing vigilant home and car safety may save your life or the lives of others. News: Man Killed Outside Atlanta Institution Manuel’s Tavern… read more

6 Questions a Sexual Assault Attorney Needs to Ask

Reporting an attack to the authorities or to a sexual assault attorney can be difficult. Victims may feel embarrassed, angry, frightened, hurt, confused, or unsure about their emotions while talking about what happened to them. All details of an assault are important in filing a report; however, listed below are critical pieces of information rape… read more

Woman Raped at Mental Health Facility Files Charges

Our client, whom we will call “Jane” to protect her identity, contacted a mental health care facility that would provide her with help and counseling. The facility she chose recommended a program that included an apartment-style room in a co-ed wing. Sadly, while in the recovery program, another resident raped her.   The attack occurred… read more

Premises Liability During Georgia Winters

Happy New Year! We want to start the year with tips to navigate one of the most common personal injury situations: Premises Liability. If you’ve been injured, start a claim with our experienced Georgia premises liability attorneys at The Dixon Firm. An injury related to a property owner’s negligence can result in costly medical care… read more

Taking Legal Action and Understanding Sexual Assault Law

Attorney Daniel Adamson defines sexual violence according to Georgia law and provides legal recommendations from sexual assault attorneys to help victims to fight back. Backstory: In the City of Atlanta, 20% of rape cases were cleared exceptionally over the last 6 years. More than 200 suspects were never arrested or charged. According to some Georgia… read more

Juneteenth, Justice, and a Counterfeit Bill Case

After 200 years, Juneteenth has become as celebrated as July 4th in the African American community. Attorney Rod Dixon gives a brief history of the observance and discusses what this day means to the law and Atlanta. He also describes a case where our client was arrested for allegedly trying to spend a counterfeit $100… 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

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

What Does Negligent Security Mean?

There are two justice systems in our country: one is the civil justice system and the other is the criminal justice system. Obviously, the criminal justice system is focused on punishing and, often, jailing people for crimes.  The civil justice system, on the other hand, is where you sue people or businesses who hurt you…. read more