“HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO SETTLE MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE”

One of the most frequently asked questions of personal injury clients is “How long will it take to settle my case?” After seeing television advertisements with actors claiming to have received their settlement checks in a flash, many potential clients are...

What Is The Standard When Retail Stores Commit A False Arrest?

As patrons it is difficult for many of us to imagine a shopping experience interrupted or made uncomfortable by the retailer following us around the store or even detaining us upon suspicion of some sort of illegal activity. However, this scenario happens occasionally...

Do Criminal Prosecutions Delay Personal Injury Claims?

As a former prosecutor I have seen first hand the overlap between criminal prosecutions and personal injury claims. In most cases where there are victims of crime there will also be the potential for civil liability against the defendant. Often times the victim of a...

Full Value of Life Analysis in Wrongful Death Claims

Personal injury law suits in Georgia can arise in virtually any setting. When death occurs as a result of the negligence of others a wrongful death action is created. The Georgia statute which defines the type of recovery permissible in this type of action is O.C.G.A....

Government Liability In Police Chase and Emergency Vehicle Collisions

Atlanta area interstates, highways and roadways facilitate the movement of over five million residents throughout its 31 metropolitan areas. This large volume of vehicles on our roadways has contributed to the steady statistical increase of automobile accidents in...

Inadequate Security: The Responsibility of Property Owners to Make Their Property Safe

Many states place a responsibility on owners of property to ensure that their premises are safe from violent crime. In Georgia, this duty is levied upon the owners of several different types of commercial properties such as hotels, shopping malls, office buildings,...

Multiple Vehicle Accidents

Driving in Atlanta can be dangerous even in the most perfect driving conditions. On Tuesday citizens of Atlanta and surrounding areas were yet again reminded how ill-prepared our city is when it comes to dealing with icy road conditions. When the final tally came in...