Duluth, GA Personal Injury Lawyer | Georgia Among Top 10 States for the Highest Number of Paid Dog-Bite Claims

Dogs are great companions, and although they were the first animals to be domesticated, there are still moments when their wild instincts can overcome them.  In fact, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, State Farm has reported that the company spent more than $108 million in dog-bite claims in 2012, which equates to about 22% […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer | Georgia Adds Patrol to I-75 and I-85 in Hopes of Improving Traffic

Published December 28th, 2012 in Blog, Personal Injury Law General

If you take I-75 to get to work everyday, you might have noticed a bunch of Georgia State Patrol crawling up and down the interstate that you’ve never seen before.  Well, you’re not imagining things, and it’s not because there’s some constant crisis going on I-75.  It’s part of a new program that started December 1st to […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Cobb Teenager Dies Months After Accident

Published December 27th, 2012 in Blog, Pedestrian Accidents

I have written about pedestrian accidents several times before, but I bring it up again as there has been another death resulting from a pedestrian accident. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the victim was an 18 year old girl from Cobb County.   She and a friend were involved in an accident last May […]

Ten Fatalities Over the Holiday Period (So Far)

Published December 24th, 2012 in Blog, Personal Injury Law General

It’s not like everyone doesn’t already know, but holiday traffic can be a mess, and the worst part about it is the higher chance of getting involved in an accident.  In fact, there were 19 deaths and 622 car accidents in Georgia over the Thanksgiving holiday period alone.  Sadly, there have already been 10 deaths […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Three Dead in Georgia Tractor Trailer Truck Accident

Published December 19th, 2012 in Blog, Truck Accidents

Tractor trailer truck accidents are particularly dangerous because of the vehicle’s weight and size.  I’ve written several blog entries about tractor trailer truck accidents before, but I wanted to talk about it again because there was a serious tractor trailer truck accident early this morning. A tractor trailer truck, headed north, ran off the roadway […]

Cincinatti Reds Draft Pick from Georgia in Serious Auto Accident

Published December 17th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents

Cincinatti Reds draft pick Mason Felt was in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning.  Felt, orginally from Hoschton, Georgia, was the 172nd pick in the amateur draft in June.  He was signed to play with the Cincinatti Reds. Felt was driving his Ford F-150 at the time of the accident.  Yahoo Sports reports that he […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Drunk Driving in the News

Published December 12th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Driving Under the Influence

We all know drunk driving is dangerous, and I’m sure we’ve all heard the many horror stories that tell of the consequences of drunk driving.  But even still, drunk driving seems to be rather prevalent.  In fact, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), there were over 1.41 million arrests made in 2010 for alcohol […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Pedestrian Accidents and Children

Published December 11th, 2012 in Blog, Pedestrian Accidents

Earlier today, a 5 year-old boy was struck by a vehicle in Dekalb County, and died shortly after.  The boy was not walking on a major road, and was hit in an apartment complex called Kensington Station.  The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that there were conflicting accounts as to which vehicle struck the boy. According […]

Atlanta Personal Injury | Lawyer 3 Types of Product Liability Claims

Published December 10th, 2012 in Blog, Personal Injury Law General, Product Liability

If you have been injured due to the use of a defective product, you may be eligible to pursue a product liability claim, which is a type of personal injury claim.  Defective product liability claims can be classified into three different types: 1. Defectively Designed Products This kind of product liability claim is pursued when […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Medical Malpractice in the Emergency Room

Published December 6th, 2012 in Blog, Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice laws are a little different when it comes to treatment in the emergency room.  Of course, the liable party is the same as any personal injury lawsuit: whoever’s negligence caused the injury.  In an emergency room, that can be anyone from the doctor, nurses, the first responders, or any member of the medical […]