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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….

Proving Liability in Slip and Fall Cases: Strategies and Challenges

November 21, 2023

No one begins the day expecting to suffer a slip-and-fall accident. An especially bad fall can result in devastating injuries that may negatively impact your quality of life. If your fall injuries were the result of another person or entity’s negligent or wrongful act, you may be able to pursue compensation for your losses. Slip-and-fall accidents are all too common….

How to Deal With Difficult Insurance Companies in Slip and Fall Cases

October 19, 2023

Over 6.8 million people visit the emergency room every year for fall-related injuries. If you are among this number, having been injured in a slip-and-fall, you understand just how serious these types of accidents can be. After a slip-and-fall, you may be facing substantial medical debt while at the same time being unable to work while recovering from your injuries. Be…

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit

October 18, 2023

Car accidents are a harrowing experience, and their aftermath can be overwhelming. You may be facing severe injuries and emotional distress. What’s more, navigating the car accident claims process forward by yourself can pile on the stress.  Filing a car accident lawsuit to seek compensation helps protect your rights. However, it is essential to tread carefully, as there are common…

The Future of Truck Accident Lawsuits in the Age of Self-Driving Trucks

October 16, 2023

As the trucking industry evolves, self-driving truck technology emerges as a lucrative and effective logistics solution. Many companies are investigating the conveniences and savings that autonomous vehicles could afford. Yet, as the supporters of self-driving trucks envision the future, are they looking beyond the financial advantages?  Self-driving trucks also cause irreversible harm. Preventable accidents have devastated families, injuring some and…

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