Altanta Personal Injury Attorney | The Basics to Workers’ Compensation

Published December 6th, 2012 in Blog, Workers' Compensation

I read a news article earlier today that in Dawson County, a propane tank exploded while being unloaded from a tractor-trailer truck and injured two workers.  They sustained second- and third- degree burns and were airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital. Although this was a terrible mishap, fortunately for them, in the state of Georgia, employers […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer | Carbon Monoxide Leak at School– Potential Personal Injury Case?

Published December 4th, 2012 in Blog, Personal Injury Law General

There was a serious carbon monoxide leak at Finch Elementary School in Atlanta today. Fire officials believe that the carbon monoxide had been filling the school throughout the weekend.   ABC News reported that 43 students and 6 adults were injured and taken to the hospital, but luckily, the injuries were not serious.  However, according […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Traffic Fatalities Increasing in Georgia?

Published November 28th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law General, Wrongful Death

Traffic in Atlanta is bad year round, but it’s particularly brutal during the holidays when everyone and their uncle are on the road trying to be with their loved ones.  In fact, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, there were 19 traffic deaths and 622 car accidents that led to 263 injuries state-wide during the […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer | Teen Arrested While Being Interviewed for Accident He Caused

Published November 20th, 2012 in Blog, Bus Accidents, Car Accidents

A little over a week ago, I posted an article about a school bus accident that occurred in Newton County.  As I said then, school buses are specially designed to keep children safe, and school bus accidents aren’t very common.  However, over the weekend, I read of another school bus accident that occurred–this time, in […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Georgia Couple Recovers from Texas Train Accident

Train accidents are not very common.  However, when they do happen, they often result in serious or even fatal injuries. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, a couple from Holly Springs were involved in a train accident in Midland, Texas last week.  The accident injured 16 people (including the couple), and there have also been […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer | Patient Files Suit after Doctors Remove Wrong Finger

Published November 16th, 2012 in Blog, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Law General

A couple of months ago, I posted an article about different factors you need to consider when pursuing a medical malpractice claim.  Well, today in the paper, I read an article that seems to illustrate what a real medical malpractice claim looks like. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Emory doctors at Grady Memorial Hospital […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer | Smyrna Man Dead After Being Struck by a Sheriff

Published November 15th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents

Just yesterday, I posted an article about a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of a police officer.  There is now a suspect being charged with failure to maintain lane, serious injury by vehicle, vehicular homicide, and a hit-and-run. Today, there has been another pedestrian accident–though not a hit-and-run–where the police officer was actually […]

Police Officer Killed in Hit and Run Accident | Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Published November 13th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Wrongful Death

A couple weeks ago, I posted an article on what your options are if you are involved in an accident, and the at-fault driver flees the scene.  Generally speaking, if the accident is rather minor, the number one concern is whether or not you can still seek compensation for the (bodily and vehicular) damages that […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | School Bus Accident in Newton County

Published November 12th, 2012 in Blog, Bus Accidents

School buses provide a great service to our community.  First off, school buses are specifically designed to keep children safer than regular passenger vehicles so that they can reduce the possibility of crashes and prevent injuries.  Plus, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), school buses also help minimize morning traffic as they […]

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney | Couple Awarded $4.5 Million for Child Born with No Arms and One Leg

Published November 8th, 2012 in Blog, Medical Malpractice

I’ve talked about different aspects of medical malpractice on before.  I ran into a Florida news article from 2010 about a specific medical malpractice case, and I thought it would be good to include it onto the blog so that there is a clear illustration of what a medical malpractice claim looks like. According to […]