Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

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

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

Suing a Property Management Company for Negligence?

suing a property management company for negligence

When a person is injured because of unsafe conditions unaddressed due to property management company negligence, there may be grounds to sue. This is something that arises frequently in densely-populated cities like Atlanta, where many people rent apartments or own condominiums with common spaces that property management companies may be responsible to maintain. Some examples… Read More

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