Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

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

Five Most Common Personal Injury Cases Won

Most Common Personal Injury Cases Won

When it comes to your chances of winning a Georgia personal injury lawsuit, it’s not like the lottery. Outcomes frequently heavily depend not only on the facts of your case but the skill of your Atlanta injury attorney and often the type of case you have.  For example, claims of medical malpractice, product liability/defective products,… Read More

The Value of an Attorney When Negotiating a Personal Injury Settlement With Your Insurance Company

Negotiating a Personal Injury Settlement With Your Insurance Company

Every insurance company – including your Georgia auto insurer – has a duty to act in good faith. When you’re involved in an Atlanta car accident, that means the insurer of the at-fault driver(s) is responsible to fairly consider your claim against their insured and refrain from unjustly denying or stalling on payment if it’s… Read More

When to Consult an Attorney for Slip-and-Fall Negligence

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Slip-and-fall accidents are those that occur when someone encounters a walking surface that isn’t safe due to the presence of a slippery substance. This could be rainwater tracked in from the entrance, soft drinks spilled near a self-serve station, a recently-mopped nursing home hallway or a patch of black ice on parking lot walkway. The… Read More

The Myth About Frivolous Lawsuits

The Wall Street Journal reports that 87% of voters agree that “there are too many lawsuits filed in America.” But what kind of lawsuits are most individuals talking about? In most situations involving frivolous lawsuits, individuals are referring to civil cases, not criminal cases like assault, personal injury, or wrongful death. Civil cases are intended… Read More

I Was Bitten by a Dog. What Should I Do?

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Dog bites are an all-too-common cause of injury in Georgia, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta reporting more than 4.7 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs annually. More than 800,000 dog bites require medical attention and 400,000 necessitate emergency room treatment. About half of all dog bite… Read More

Financial Recovery after Hit-and-Run Accident in Georgia

Hit and Run Accident Claim Georgia

A record number of hit-and-run accident deaths are occurring nationwide, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). Atlanta, in particular, is struggling with a large number of fatal pedestrian accidents caused by hit and run drivers. Leaving the scene of an accident is against the law in Georgia and carries significant criminal penalties. OCGA §… 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

Were You Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident in Atlanta, Georgia?

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Our Atlanta Ridesharing Accidents Attorneys Will Help You Fight for Full and Fair Compensation In recent years, ridesharing has become a popular form of transportation in the Northern Georgia and all around the globe. Far and away, Uber and Lyft are the two most prominent ridesharing companies that are currently operating in the Atlanta metropolitan… Read More

What Is Pain and Suffering?

what is pain and suffering

When a person is injured as a result of the wrongful or neglectful acts of another, they can bring forth a civil action against that party for damages. The injured party has the right to seek damages for the full extent of the harm they suffered, which typically includes compensation for economic losses like the… Read More