How Are Claims for Accidents with Emergency Vehicles Different?

We’ve all seen ambulances and firetrucks run through red lights when transporting a patient, and we’ve all seen police cars “break” the rules of the road. What are the rules …

How Are Claims for Accidents with Emergency Vehicles Different?2019-11-19T09:11:41-05:00

What are liability and damages, and how do I prove them?

There are two equally important components your lawyer must prove to win your injury case: liability and damages. It is important to understand what they are, and how they figure …

What are liability and damages, and how do I prove them?2019-11-01T07:46:19-05:00

When will my case go to Court?

The vast majority of people have no experience with civil lawsuits. The procedural intricacies of how a lawsuit plays out have long confounded law students, and even many practicing lawyers. …

When will my case go to Court?2019-10-11T09:42:37-05:00

Rideshare drivers may become employees in California. What would a comparable law in Georgia mean for its drivers?

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a law that could make Uber and Lyft drivers “employees” rather than “independent contractors.” This comes as a result of …

Rideshare drivers may become employees in California. What would a comparable law in Georgia mean for its drivers?2019-09-27T15:32:28-05:00

Atlanta bicyclists: Staying safe in a city of cars

For various reasons over the past decade or so—including increased commuter traffic; environmental concerns; and simply more people wanting to exercise—Atlanta roads have seen an influx of bicyclists. Unfortunately, more …

Atlanta bicyclists: Staying safe in a city of cars2019-09-20T14:37:42-05:00

I got a call from the insurance company after an accident. What should I do?

Imagine you are driving through an intersection with a green light. All the sudden, a big pick-up truck driving on the road perpendicular to you runs a red light. The …

I got a call from the insurance company after an accident. What should I do?2019-09-10T13:03:38-05:00

Does my car insurance cover me for injuries while driving for Uber or Lyft?

Rideshare companies, like Uber and Lyft, are quickly eclipsing taxis in every major city as the primary ride-hailing services. With demand higher than its ever been …

Does my car insurance cover me for injuries while driving for Uber or Lyft?2019-08-16T16:09:07-05:00

The first step in suing the government for personal injury: Ante-litem notices

Generally, a person has 2 years to file a personal injury lawsuit in Georgia. This 2-year period is known as the “statute of limitations period.” With few exceptions, if an …

The first step in suing the government for personal injury: Ante-litem notices2019-07-31T08:12:22-05:00

Who is the beneficiary of the legal claim in a wrongful death lawsuit?

When someone is killed by the negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct of another, multiple legal claims are created. Before we examine which family members are entitled to the proceeds of …

Who is the beneficiary of the legal claim in a wrongful death lawsuit?2019-07-18T11:10:27-05:00

What is “tolling” and how does it affect my right to bring a personal injury claim?

From car accident cases to negligent security cases to everything in between, all personal injury actions in Georgia fall under what’s called a “statute of limitations.”

What is “tolling” and how does it affect my right to bring a personal injury claim?2019-07-11T12:57:25-05:00
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