McMenamy Law


Primary Location



Viewing 1 - 16 out of 59 posts


1 2 3 4

Understanding the Jones Act and Worker Injuries

Through a federal law called the Jones Act, maritime workers injured on the job have the legal right to sue their employers for damages related to medical bills, lost wages Read More

Workplace Accidents Appear to Be on Decline Nationwide

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that workplace accidents and injuries have been decreasing for most of the past 13 years — and that incident rates continue to decline. According Read More

Asbestos May Present Significant Hazards to Workers

Although asbestos has not been used in building materials for nearly a half-century, reports from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) indicate that up to 1.3 million workers in Read More

OSHA Cites Major Food Producer After Workplace Injuries

The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has cited Koch Foods of Mississippi for several safety violations at the company’s production facility in Morton, Mississippi. The agency reportedly investigated the Read More

Accident at Georgia Port Causes Death to Worker

An accident at a port on the Savannah River resulted in one worker’s death after an SUV the man was loading onto a vessel reportedly jumped off the ramp and Read More

Was the Accident that Killed Star Trek Actor Due to an Auto Defect?

Actor Anton Yelchin, who played Ensign Chekov in three recent Star Trek films, may have died due to a defective auto part and a faulty recall system that keeps too many dangerous Read More

One Driver Dead as Two Dump Trucks Plunge from Yellow River Bridge

A deadly crash is under investigation after two dump trucks collided and plunged over opposite sides of a bridge crossing the Yellow River on the I-20 Access Road near Covington. The Read More

Concussions More Common Among UGA Cheerleaders Than Football Players

Concussions are a form of brain injury typically associated with athletes such as football players and boxers. Recent data from the University of Georgia, however, has left many people in Read More

Understanding Georgia’s Modified Comparative Negligence Rule

Personal injury lawsuits are often based on the concept of negligence, meaning that someone had a duty to help keep others safe, and because of that person or organization’s actions Read More

What Are Georgia’s Rules for Awarding Punitive Damages to Injury Victims?

Punitive damages occupy a special place in the Georgia legal system. Unlike damages for pain and suffering or for medical expenses, they are not meant to compensate a victim for Read More

Patio Collapse in Doraville Raises Questions About Landlord Liability

Four people suffered injuries while attending a party this May when a second-floor patio collapsed. The injury victims were standing with a group of people on a second-floor patio at Read More

Hire an Attorney Quickly to Avoid Spoliation of Evidence

We’ve all seen television shows and movies where detectives race to the scene of a crime to collect evidence before it can disappear or be destroyed, but what happens at Read More

Brain Damage: Understanding Diffuse Axonal Injury

Of the many types of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is one of the most serious. Most TBIs involve the head suddenly moving or the skull suddenly Read More

Third-Party Claims for Negligent Security Under Georgia Law

Georgia law requires property owners to keep their buildings and grounds reasonably clear of hazards to prevent injuries to those visiting them. Visitors, shoppers and others hurt on someone else’s Read More

Wintery Weather Makes Driving Difficult in Parts of Georgia

Winter Storm Jonas affected many states along the East Coast, including the northern part of Georgia. Freezing rain and snow battered much of the region during the storm, making for Read More

What are the Most Common Hazards at Construction Sites?

Construction is one of the most dangerous occupations out there, accounting for more fatal injuries than any other industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that in 2013, Read More

Viewing 1 - 16 out of 59 posts


1 2 3 4

Contact the Firm


McMenamy Law is located in Atlanta, GA and serves clients in and around Atlanta, Decatur, Scottdale, Clarkston, Tucker, Avondale Estates, Pine Lake, Stone Mountain, Smyrna, Marietta, Mableton, Roswell, Conley, Austell, Lawrenceville, Forest Park, Dekalb County, Gwinnett County, Fulton County, Cobb County, Rockdale County, Cherokee County, Douglas County, Clayton County and Henry County.

Attorney Advertising. This website is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. [ Site Map ]