Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

5 Common Causes of Catastrophic Personal Injury Claims

catastrophic personal injury

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

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

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

Has a Loved One Been Shot? Immediate Steps to Take

loved one shot

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

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?

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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

Injured at a Hotel? Here’s What You Need to Know

hotel injury attorney atlanta georgia

When an injury occurs on hotel property, the victim of that injury may be able to hold the hotel liable for damages if certain criteria are satisfied. If you are injured at a Georgia hotel, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers to learn more about your rights and how we can help – your consultation… Read More

I Was the Victim of a Criminal Attack in Georgia, Do I Need a Lawyer?

criminal assault victim attorney atlanta

If you suffered damages because of a criminal attack, whether because of injury or property loss, you should contact an experienced lawyer today. Put simply, criminal attack victims deserve justice. The perpetrator must be held accountable in criminal court. That is mostly a job for the state of Georgia. Beyond that, it is just as… Read More

Premises Liability/Negligent Security: Overview of Your Rights

Premises Liability Negligent Security Legal Rights

Every day you read in the news how someone is shot, stabbed or beaten at an apartment complex or at a business office. Those victims rely upon our criminal justice system to hold the perpetrator of the crimes accountable for their actions. In order to get just and fair compensation from the management entities (the… Read More

What Building Premises Safety Precautions You Should Expect

Atlanta Premises Liability & Negligence Attorney

In some cases, nothing can be done to prevent an attack, but in most cases, preventative measures could have been taken by the owner and property management company to ensure the safety and security of residents and visitors of buildings. When someone is the victim of a criminal attack at a hotel, apartment complex or… Read More