Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Common Birth Injuries

Published September 24th, 2012 in Blog, Medical Malpractice

I’ve talked about medical malpractice lawsuits on a couple of different posts, but I haven’t had the opportunity to talk about specific kinds of medical malpractice.  Birth injuries are one of the types of injuries caused by hospital mistakes.  Victims can be either the baby or the mother, and as the name suggests, injuries are […]

Ask An Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer: I have a wrongful death claim. What can I expect from my settlement?

Published September 22nd, 2012 in Blog, Wrongful Death

Pursuing a wrongful death claim is an emotional and difficult time.  Maybe the worst part of it all is needing to worry about the legal aspect of it.  I know it can get pretty rough, so I provided some basic information on wrongful death claims awhile back so that you might be more informed about […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Choosing A Child Safety Seat

Published September 20th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents

This week (September 16-22) is child passenger safety week, so I wanted to write a post on child safety on the road.  First of all, the law in all fifty states require that children use a safety seat, and in Georgia, it is also the law that children who have outgrown their safety seat use […]

Duluth, GA Truck Accident Lawyer I Common Causes of Tractor Trailer Truck Accidents

Published September 18th, 2012 in Blog, Truck Accidents

Tractor trailer truck accidents account for 3% of all injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents.  This may seem like a small percentage, but injuries sustained from truck accidents are generally much more serious in nature because of the sheer size and weight of the vehicle.  In addition, there has been a 20% increase in truck […]

Ask An Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney: Why Must I Alert My Insurance Company Of An Accident If It Wasn’t My Fault?

Published September 14th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law General

This is a question that gets asked all the time, so I thought I’d clear the air a little bit.  At Kim Law, once we’ve been hired as your attorney, it’s standard procedure that we call both drivers’ insurance companies and open a claim immediately.  What happens when you open a claim is that you […]

Doctors Conducting Tests and Treatment You Don’t Need? | Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

Published September 13th, 2012 in Blog, Medical Malpractice

I found an interesting article written by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who is an associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and also serves as a CNN correspondent.  It was an op-ed piece for the New York Times written during the summer, in which Gupta raises a noteworthy point about a recent spike in doctors […]

Ask An Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer: How much is my auto accident claim worth?

Published September 10th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law General

This is probably the most frequently asked question I get from my clients.  They always want to cut to the chase and get down to the numbers, which I totally understand.  But, the thing is, it’s impossible to put a number value to any claim because there are so many factors that go into a […]

Ask An Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney: Can I pursue a claim if I was involved in a single-vehicle accident?

Published September 5th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents

Sometimes you can get into an accident by yourself.  In fact, just a few days ago, there was a single-vehicle accident near the Georgia/Alabama border.  Sadly, a 20-year old native of Rome, Georgia was killed in the accident.  So, just because there wasn’t another vehicle involved doesn’t mean the accidents are any less serious. But […]

How To Minimize Injuries In A Car Accident | Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

Published September 1st, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents

Unfortunately, regardless of how alert and aware you try to be as a driver, accidents are bound to happen.  It’s definitely a nuisance when you are involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, but luckily, it’s possible to minimize your injuries. Here are a couple of tips: Wear a seat belt.  It doesn’t matter […]

Statistics on Pedestrian Accidents | Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Published August 28th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents

Atlanta’s not really a walking city.  There’s a lot of factors that go into this, but it boils down to the fact that the infrastructure just isn’t set up for the convenience of the pedestrian.  Although there have been many “Eat. Play. Work” initiatives, such as Atlantic Station, I don’t know very many Atlantans who […]