Workers’ Comp Benefits Denied – Social Media Pics the Reason

February 21, 2012

A man in Arkansas who suffered an on-the-job injury was recently denied an extension of his workers’ compensation benefits after his employer and its insurance company discovered some photos online of the claimant drinking and having fun according to an article on The worker brought an argument before the Arkansas Court of Appeals, which […]

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Atlanta Car Wreck Lawyer | Georgia’s Move Over Law is Imperative to Keep Emergency Workers Safe

February 2, 2012

Just two days after a drunk driver hit and killed Senior Police Office Gail Thomas as she was investigating a traffic accident on the side of the road, another Atlanta officer found himself in the path of an oncoming car as he aided a stranded motorist. Officer Scott Wallins was out of his patrol car […]

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Atlanta Distracted Driving Lawyer |Studies: Teen Drivers Distracted the Most By Teen Passengers

January 27, 2012

The problem of distracted driving just continues to increase. Auto accidents happen each day in Georgia and all over the US because of cell phones, texting, GPS devices among other things. However, the negative consequences of driving while distracted is multiplied for driving teens, who are 4 times more likely than adult drivers to be […]

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Apartment Injury Lawyer | Gas Explosion Damages Apartments

January 13, 2012

Sixteen families were forced to move out of their East Point apartment complex after a gas-pipe explosion in December, according to local news reports. There was no immediate word on the cause of the disaster, but gas leaks are a common source of home fires and explosions. A natural gas explosion occurs when a heat […]

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Atlanta Car Accident Lawyer | Free Sober Ride Providers

December 30, 2011

On New Year’s Eve and on Super Bowl Sunday, free rides are being offered to those Georgians who have been out drinking and need to get home safely. Georgia’s Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has compiled a list of participants across Georgia that will provide the public free rides to ensure safe travel for […]

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Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyer | Dram Shop Act | Family Suing Restaurant After Man Killed in Wreck

December 20, 2011

The family of an Atlanta area man is suing the restaurant that served alcohol to two others who were involved in the wreck that killed the man. They’re using Georgia’s Dram Shop Act, under which restaurants and bars are supposed to stop serving customers who appear intoxicated and are likely to drive soon. Eddie Ko […]

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Atlanta Wrongful Death Attorney | The Basics of a Wrongful Death Claim

December 6, 2011

In July of 2006, a truck driver for Pacific Gas and Electric blacked out while driving, due to low blood sugar triggered by a faulty insulin injector. As the driver fell unconscious, his truck crashed into several cars on Interstate 280 in San Jose, California.  The crash killed two college students, after which the family […]

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Atlanta Truck Accident Lawyer | Trucking Accidents – Catastrophic and Complex

November 9, 2011

Tractor-trailers and commercial delivery trucks are all over Atlanta roads and highways. As common as they are, these heavy vehicles pose substantial risk to other motor vehicles and their drivers. Accidents involving these types of vehicles involve a much higher risk for serious damage, catastrophic injury, and death.  Often, wrecks involving these types of vehicles […]

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Atlanta Public Transportation Accidents and Injuries

October 25, 2011

Public transportation includes many forms of transit, such as public or municipal authorities, taxis, commercial buses, air transportation carriers, and even entertainment-type services such as boats or cruise ships, resorts, and theme parks. As providers of a publicly-utilized service, the owners or managing entities of these transportation services are responsible for the safe operation and […]

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Atlanta Injury Lawyer | Claims of Defamation

October 3, 2011

In recent years, claims of defamation caused by statements made on line have increased. The use of social networking services, blogs, video services, and forums have increased people’s ability to communicate, but have also increased their exposure to potential lawsuits when they make derogatory or defamatory statements using the services. Specific laws in most US […]

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