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Steps to Take Immediately After Suffering a Personal Injury

February 1, 2024

Experiencing a personal injury can occur anywhere at any given time. Perhaps while en route to the grocery store, another motorist may hit your car. Perhaps you are shopping when you slip and fall on a freshly mopped wet floor. Or perhaps you sustained dog bites when someone was unable to restrain their dog. Understandably, in the aftermath of an accident,…

Focused Feedback: What Juries Really Care About Part 3

January 8, 2024

In conducting nearly one thousand jury focus groups over the last decade, I have helped both our firm and other lawyers who consult with me improve personal injury cases. These focus groups have helped me to become a better advocate for my own clients. Along the way, I have learned that juries care a lot about things that do not…

Focused Feedback: What Juries Really Care About Part 2

January 4, 2024

In addition to representing my own clients who have sustained serious injuries, other personal injury lawyers around the state also hire me to run mock jury focus groups on their behalf. This year, I am on track to run over one hundred focus groups for other lawyers. (Of course, I also frequently run these on my own cases too.) My…

Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer in Atlanta: Key Considerations

January 3, 2024

If you or your loved one has recently suffered a personal injury resulting from someone else’s negligence, you may be considering filing a lawsuit to get compensation for your damages. After all, the law entitles you to seek such compensation.  However, while searching the internet, you may feel overwhelmed by the numerous choices of personal injury law firms available to…

Slip and Fall Cases in Atlanta: Legal Insights for Compensation

December 29, 2023

Injuries from a slip-and-fall accident can have a devastating impact on your quality of life. You may be facing a lengthy recovery period involving prolonged treatment and therapy. Such an accident may be taking a heavy physical, emotional, and financial toll on you and your family. Sadly, emergency department visits for fall-related injuries account for 33 percent of all non-fatal injuries annually…

Documenting Evidence in Atlanta Slip-and-Fall Cases: Importance for Building Strong Claims

December 14, 2023

Slip-and-fall accidents are quite common and can happen anywhere. Whether the incident occurs in a park or store, or on a sidewalk or construction site, it can lead to severe injuries. In 2021, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics reported a 5.6 percent increase in work-related slip-and-fall fatalities. Serious slip-and-fall accidents can leave victims with high medical costs and other significant losses….

The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Atlanta Personal Injury Trials

December 13, 2023

Personal injury law covers a great deal of situations, from car accidents to medical malpractice. Basically, if you were injured due to the action or inaction of another party, you may have a personal injury case against them. However, to prove your personal injury case, you may require the testimony of expert witnesses.  Expert witnesses play a critical role in…

Focused Feedback: What Juries Really Care About

December 13, 2023

This is the first in a series of newsletter articles where I talk about the interesting — and odd — things juries care about. In addition to representing my own clients who have sustained serious injuries, other personal injury lawyers around the state also hire me to run mock jury focus groups on their behalf. This year, I am on…

Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Cases in Georgia

November 23, 2023

When bad things happen, it is only natural for victims and their families to pursue justice. Besides relieving financial pressure, compensation for losses can bring you the comfort you deserve. Many people assume that evidence is the most crucial part of a personal injury case. Though proving your claim is essential, the time limit must be considered. In Georgia, the…

Why You Need a Car Accident Lawyer

November 22, 2023

Car accidents are unsettling and often traumatic. On average, there are 3.8 million emergency department visits annually for injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes in the US. Such accidents can result in significant pain and suffering as well as financial hardship. If your car accident resulted from someone else’s negligent or wrongful acts, you may be entitled to restitution for your losses….

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