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The Importance of Seeking Medical Care After an Accident

If you have been injured in an accident, it is essential that you receive professional and timely medical care. If you hope to seek compensation for your injuries, your attorney and the insurance claims adjuster are likely to use a physician’s report as part of the accident evaluation process. Even if you are not aware […]

Why Should You Choose a Peer-Rated Personal Injury Attorney?

When you or a loved one is injured in an accident, there are so many personal injury attorneys in Atlanta that it can be difficult to make the right choice. One way to separate the outstanding attorneys from the good ones is to look at the peer review rating system. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ The […]

Why Should You Choose a Peer-Rated Personal Injury Attorney?

When you or a loved one is injured in an accident, there are so many personal injury attorneys in Atlanta that it can be difficult to make the right choice. One way to separate the outstanding attorneys from the good ones is to look at the peer review rating system. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ The […]

What Are the Three Types of Torts in Georgia?

There are three different types of torts – a wrongful act that leads to liability damages – in Georgia: negligence, strict liability and intentional torts. While a crime nearly always involves the violation of a statute, a tort usually involves the breach of a legal duty that one person owes to another. Negligence Many Atlanta […]

What Are the Three Types of Torts in Georgia?

There are three different types of torts – a wrongful act that leads to liability damages – in Georgia: negligence, strict liability and intentional torts. While a crime nearly always involves the violation of a statute, a tort usually involves the breach of a legal duty that one person owes to another. Negligence Many Atlanta […]

Bus Accident in Atlanta Kills One: Who Is Legally Responsible for Damages?

One person is dead following a collision between a FedEx truck and a Gwinnett County Transit Authority (GCTA) bus in downtown Atlanta. On November 11, 2013, according to investigators, the GCTA bus ran a red light and collided with the FedEx truck at the corner of Central and Abernathy, just across from Turner Field in […]

Two Dead Following High-Speed Chase: Were Police Negligent?

Two Atlanta-area people, who were on their way to a birthday party, are dead following a high-speed police chase. On November 13, 2013, Georgia State Patrol officers began pursuing 38-year-old Timothy Rutland, who was wanted for questioning in an earlier hit-and-run accident in Tiff County. The chase ended when Mr. Rutland ran a stop sign […]

If a Prescription Drug Overdose Death Occurs, is the Medical Professional Liable?

An Atlanta-area woman recently died from an accidental overdose of prescription medication. Authorities state that 38-year-old Joy Wommack, of Duval, died in October 2012 from a lethal combination of Xanax, Valium, and various antidepressants and painkillers that she apparently had obtained from the nearby Physician Pain Management clinic. Dr. Russell Sachs, the clinic’s director, who […]

Was Poor Security Responsible for an Apparent Wrongful Death in Macon?

In September 2013, a teenager was shot to death at a Macon motel. The accounts of the incident vary greatly between witnesses and police. What is certain is that 19-year-old Darius Washington – witnesses disagree whether he was from Macon or Warner Robins – was fatally shot in the chest at the Atlanta-area Scottish Inn […]

Fatal Semi-truck Collision in Henry County: Is This a Case of Wrongful Death?

In September 2013, a motorcyclist was killed in Atlanta in a collision with a semi-truck. Police state that 45-year-old Edward Bridges, of Riverdale, was riding northbound on Interstate 75, near the intersection of Interstate 675 in Henry County, when a southbound semi-truck crossed the median and collided with Mr. Bridges almost head-on. Apparently the semi-truck […]