Personal Injury

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

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

Justice Includes Food Security

DONATE TO FOOD FRENZY It’s OK to Ask for Help with Food An accident, injury, assault, or traumatic loss can take you out of work, leave you stranded without a vehicle, or amount to unexpected medical bills. Dealing with the stress of a serious accident may make things like shopping for groceries and cooking a… 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

Can social media posts affect a lawsuit?

Many are already aware of the impact social media can have on relationships, careers, and even politics, but knowing how your online engagement can affect a potential lawsuit may surprise you. Social media posts may be used as evidence to: disprove an injury claim discredit a witness disqualify a juror On the other hand, images… 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

The Uber Driver Shooting Case

Attorney Rod Dixon describes a case of an Uber driver shooting. An Uber Eats delivery driver shot and killed a man outside of his own home. The rideshare company tried to avoid our client’s case going to court. Increased Rideshare Shootings Earlier in the year, another Uber driver shot multiple passengers in his vehicle, killing… 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

How Much Compensation Can I Claim for a Nerve Injury?

Nerve injuries are among the most common preventable injuries suffered by Americans. Sometimes these injuries are caused by stress or wear on a particular area of the body, but sometimes they are caused by the negligence of someone else. A few examples of negligence that may lead to a nerve injury include medical malpractice, surgical… read more

What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Georgia?

A “statute of limitation” is a law that applies to all personal injury cases that are filed in the Georgia civil court system. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and suffered an injury, this Georgia law may pertain to your case. Also known as a “time limit,” a statute… read more