Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

5 Common Causes of Catastrophic Personal Injury Claims

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Catastrophic personal injury claims are those wherein the claimant has suffered major, severe injuries often requiring extended hospitalization, aggressive medical intervention and life-altering disabilities that may permanently prevent someone from working or enjoying life as they once did. Far from minor cuts and scrapes, catastrophic injury typically involves conditions like: Severe burns; Traumatic brain injuries;… Read More

Have You Been Shot or Stabbed in Your Apartment?

shot or stabbed in apartment

An act of violence that involves a victim being shot or stabbed in their own apartment is extremely disturbing, yet is something that occurs at an alarming rate in Georgia. In fact, parts of Atlanta are so dangerous that in 2016, AJC.com reported that Atlanta was named as one of America’s top “murder capitals.” When… Read More

Are You a Victim of Sexual Assault?

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Sexual assault is a very serious crime. In Georgia, acts of sexual assault occur all-too-frequently, and AJC.com recently reported that in Atlanta, the number of rapes in the city has doubled from a year ago. These acts of sexual assault and rape can affect men and women, and may occur in private and public areas. If… Read More

Injury Law Insights: Is It Premises Liability or Negligent Security

Negligent Security Premises Liability

Those who own and control property in Georgia have a legal responsibility to exercise care to protect those invited on site from unreasonable risk of harm. This includes things like keeping walkways clear and dry, repairing holes in the parking lots, making sure items on store shelves are safely stacked and stairways are in reasonably… Read More

Negligent Security: How It Applies to Your Premises Liability Case

Negligent Security

When you are injured on another’s property as the result of the property owner’s reckless or negligent behavior, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages you suffer in a premises liability claim. This generally applies in situations involving accidental injuries, but what if your case involves injuries suffered as a result of a… Read More

Suing For Negligence: Six Grounds for Inadequate Security [Case]

Suing For Negligence

When you suffer personal injuries due to the reckless and willful actions of others, the impacts can be long ranging and severe. In addition to your immediate costs for medical care, you could end up requiring additional testing, treatment, and therapy for months or even years to come. Lost wages are also an issue, both… Read More

Is Your Parking Lot Safe?

parking lot safe

Parking lots may not be pretty to look at, but for those who drive, parking lots are an essential structure type. But parking lots, while they may be useful, also have the potential to be dangerous. To be sure, EHS reports that 500 deaths a year occur to drivers and pedestrian in parking lots and parking… Read More

Has a Loved One Been Shot? Immediate Steps to Take

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Learning that a loved one has been shot can be a shocking and very upsetting experience. Whether or not the incident was fatal, you may be unsure of what to do and what steps to take next to ensure that your loved one can recover compensation for their injuries. Here are some important and immediate… Read More

Who Is Responsible for My Negligent Security Claim?

Negligent Security Claim

If you have been harmed on the property of another, and you believe that your harm would not have occurred but for the lack of adequate security, you may have a negligent security claim. Our Georgia negligent security lawyers at Apolinsky & Associates, LLC can help you pursue a case to get fair and just… Read More

Have You Been Robbed at Gunpoint?

robbed at gunpoint

Being robbed at gunpoint is an absolutely terrifying experience. When your life flashes before your eyes, you may respond with immobility, panic, or in some cases, with aggression towards the robber. In any case, being robbed at gunpoint could very well leave you with property losses, assuming the robber makes off with your possessions; psychological… Read More

Are You a Victim of a Parking Garage Shooting?

parking lot safe

Parking garage shootings aren’t common, but they do happen in the state of Georgia. And unfortunately, shootings in Georgia are on the rise – an article in AJC.com reveals that as of May 2015, gun deaths in the state of Georgia had increased by eight percent over the past decade. As if that’s not enough,… Read More

What to Do if You Have Been Stabbed

Stabbed in Georgia

A stab injury can be one of the most dangerous and painful types of assault injuries.  Depending on the location and the depth of the cut, it could be fatal.  In addition, there is a risk of infection either from the knife or a side effect of one’s recovery.  Mentally, many people have long lasting… Read More

Property Owners Could Be Accountable for Violent Assault on Their Property

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When a person is violently assaulted by another at a hotel, in an apartment complex or in an office building, the effects can be traumatic. From physical injuries to lasting emotional scarring, a violent assault is a very serious crime. In addition to pursuing criminal charges against the assaulting party, the victim of a violent… Read More

Was Someone You Love Shot and Killed in an Apartment Complex?

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Violence is a very serious thing, and in the worst of cases, we – or our loved ones – are the victims of senseless acts of violent crime. If someone you love was shot and killed in an apartment complex in Georgia, our attorneys understand what you are going through.  We also understand that you… Read More