Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

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

Stages of Pressure Ulcer or Bedsore

stages of bedsores

Pressure ulcers, also called bedsores or pressure sores, are serious injuries. Caused by reduced blood flow to the skin as a result of constant pressure, bedsores are especially common amongst nursing home patients and others who are immobile. The severity of pressure sores are described in stages, with stage one being the least severe, and… Read More

Did You Fall and Injure Yourself at a Hotel?

hotel slip and fall injury

Hotels hold the promise of serving as relaxing getaways, often complete with workout facilities, pools, and spas. But hotels are just as at risk of becoming the site of an accident as are other types of properties, and perhaps even more so when poorly maintained. If you are someone who has fallen and been injured… Read More

Were You Robbed at the Mall?

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Being robbed is a very scary experience, especially when the robbery includes some form of assault (remember, assault does not necessarily mean making physical contact) or the display or use of a weapon. In addition to the obvious losses that a robbery can result in, ranging from personal items to jewelry to cash and more,… Read More

Are You a Victim of Breaking and Entering?

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Having your home or vehicle broken into can be a terrifying experience, particularly if you are within the dwelling at the time of the criminal’s entrance. If you are a victim of breaking and entering, the criminal system is not the only way to seek justice; our Georgia personal injury attorneys can help you learn… Read More

What is the Benefit of Hiring a Lawyer with Trial Experience?

lawyer trial experience

Whether you are the victim of a gun shot, stabbing, or rape, you should hire a lawyer and law firm with lawyers who have been in court and have trial experience.  Lawyers with trial experience usually are more respected by insurance companies and insurance claims representatives are more likely to offer you just and fair… Read More

Are You a Victim of a Parking Garage Shooting?

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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