Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

Are All Civil Claims in Georgia Subject to a Statute of Limitations?

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Statute of limitations is the amount of time you have from when an act occurs until you must file a lawsuit.  The case does not have to conclude by the statute, it just has to be filed.  There are a number of factors that go into the statute of limitations so, if you want to… Read More

How to Sue for Emotional Distress After Being Sexually Abused

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Sexual abuse and assault impacts thousands of people in Georgia each year, inflicting not only physical trauma but emotional distress, too. A sexual assault lawsuit – separate from any criminal case proceeding – can help survivors recover damages for the harm caused. Our Atlanta sexual assault attorneys can offer advice on how to sue for… Read More

Cases and Examples of Premises Liability and Unsafe Conditions

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Premises liability cases involve legal liability for unsafe conditions on someone else’s property that causes a person lawfully on site to suffer an injury.  In tort law (the civil law category under which premises liability falls), “invitees” are owed the highest duty of care (compared to licensees or trespassers). Invitees are those invited to the… Read More

What Defines Inadequate Security? 5 Examples Worth Exploring

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The inadequate security definition recognized by most Georgia courts is the failure of a property owner, property manager, event organizer, or private security firm to ensure a sufficient degree of security so that residents, patrons, guests, patients, students, or other invitees will be reasonably safe from violent crime.  Inadequate security, also sometimes referred to as… Read More

Apolinsky & Associates, LLC and COVID-19: Legal Claims Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Apolinsky & Associates, LLC is mindful of how everyone’s life has been affected by the COVID-19 virus pandemic that we are living through, and we wish you and your family well.  It is unsettling to not know when the pandemic will end and not knowing when we can go back to our old lives.  We… Read More

Georgia Premises Liability Claims for Falling Through or Out of Windows

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Injury or death due to falls from windows can be the basis for a Georgia premises liability lawsuit – an area of law with which Apolinsky & Associates, LLC, Atlanta injury attorneys, have extensive experience. Georgia Window Fall Cases Our Atlanta premises liability attorneys have handled several Georgia window fall injury and wrongful death cases…. Read More

Is Negligent Security a Reason to File a Lawsuit in Georgia?

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Victims of violent crime and those who love them want to see justice done. What they may not realize is a criminal courtroom isn’t the only place to find it. It can be pursued in civil court as well – and not just against the person who attacked them. Negligent security is a reason to… Read More

Determining Liability in a Self-Driving Car Accident Lawsuit

Determining Liability in a Self-Driving Car Accident Lawsuit Atlanta Georgia

When it comes to self-driving cars, it’s fair to say the emerging legal implications are as dynamic as the technology. Atlanta car accident attorneys at Apolinsky & Associates LLC recognize that these vehicles (not entirely autonomous yet, despite the name) have the potential to vastly alter the transportation landscape. The fact that it’s all so… Read More

How Negligent Security Can Contribute to an Apartment Complex Shooting

How Negligent Security Can Contribute to an Apartment Complex Shooting

Violent crime in Atlanta is a problem that has generated significant concern in recent years, with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporting the city’s violent crime rate to be three times the national average. The city was even named among the top 25 murder capitals in the U.S. by 24/7 Wall Street, based on FBI data. Although… Read More

Why Consult a Lawyer After an 18-Wheeler Accident in Georgia?

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U.S. trucking companies employ some 3.5 million drivers who operate some 15.5 million trucks – roughly 2 million of those being 18-wheelers. These powerful rigs fuel our economy, but these highway behemoths are extremely dangerous. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports there were nearly 4,900 fatal large truck and bus crashes in 2017, a… Read More