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Michael Brown’s Family Will File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The story of the shooting death of Michael Brown by former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson has dominated national news over much of the past year. Now the story Read More

Types of Damages Available in a Wrongful Death Claim

In most wrongful death cases, there are three different types of damages that could be available to family members that file the suit. These types of damages possible are as follows: Economic Read More

Activists Aim to Shut Down Georgia Immigration Detention Center

In what has become something of an annual tradition, immigration rights activists came to south Georgia on November 22 to hold a vigil and rally in favor of forcing a Read More

Family Wins Settlement in Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia Prison System

Georgia’s prison system has become the subject of legal scrutiny in recent months, with lawsuits being filed against the prison for violence. The first lawsuit filed against the system in Read More

Who Can Assert the Rights of a Deceased Accident Victim?

Legal action is usually one of the last things on the minds of those who have recently lost a family member to an accident or other unexpected injury. However, the Read More

Georgia Fatal Car Accident Statistics

Vehicle accidents are a common cause of unexpected deaths in Georgia and throughout the United States. However, few accidents are truly accidents. Most could have been avoided if some involved Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Driver in Fatal Hit-And-Run Remains at Large: Can Uninsured Motorist Coverage Help?

Marietta police are looking for a recreational vehicle (RV) that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident earlier this year. Police state that the RV was travelling southbound on Interstate 75 Read More

The Truth About Truck Accidents

Many drivers tense up, grip their steering wheel a little bit tighter, and pay closer attention to the road when they pass large trucks on the highway.  It’s almost instinctual Read More

Motorcycle Crashes in Georgia

According to a study commissioned by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, motorcycle driver fatalities in Georgia have been steadily increasing over the past two decades.  In 2008, motorcycle accidents Read More

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