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What to do After a Dog Attack

Published on Oct 17, 2016 at 6:52 pm in Personal Injury.

The majority of Dog Attacks happen to young children in their neighborhood. Child victims of dog bites often make a trip to the emergency room to get stitches, rabies shots, and in severe cases, even plastic surgery. As the number of dog bites increases so does the number of lawsuits.

Becoming the victim of a dog attack can leave lasting scars and trauma for years into the future.

Dog Attacks that happen to a child usually require the help of an experienced personal injury attorney. Often when an attorney files a dog bit lawsuit it can prompt a quick settlement. What to do after a dog attack to protect your case?

When to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney?

Published on Oct 10, 2016 at 6:56 pm in Wrongful Death.

When you lose someone, you love unexpectedly it is devastating, and trying to take legal action against the person or organization that caused the wrongful death is probably the last thing on your mind.

However, if the death of your loved one was the result of another’s negligence, you deserve to be compensated. You should not be left with unpaid medical expenses, funeral bills, and the loss of your loved one’s financial support.

If you are wondering when you should contact a Wrongful Death Attorney, there are several situations that are outlined below that always warrant the help of an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer:

Motor Vehicle Accidents

When someone you love loses their life in a motor vehicle collision, whether it is a truck, car, or motorcycle you will need the help of a wrongful death attorney when filing a lawsuit. Motor Top Wrongful Death Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia vehicle accidents caused by reckless, drunk, or negligent drivers is one of the leading causes of wrongful death in Georgia.

Denied The Coverage You Deserve: Bad Faith Insurance Tactics in Georgia

Published on Oct 4, 2016 at 7:02 pm in Bad Faith Insurance.

When Insurance companies violate their duty that requires them to negotiate, investigate, and settle claims in good faith, they may be held liable in court for their bad faith acts.

In Georgia, when an insurance company acts in bad faith a lawsuit can be filed against the insurer who breached their duty to the insured by failing to defend the claim properly or promptly.

When filing a lawsuit on your insurance company for bad faith, you will need the help of an experienced Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney if you want to receive the compensation that you deserve for your claim.

Can I Sue If My Child Has Cerebral Palsy?

Published on Sep 27, 2016 at 7:05 pm in Birth Injury.

Many clients have come to our Atlanta Attorneys asking if they can sue for a birth defect injury; specifically cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy is a solemn health condition that is typically caused by birth injuries or medical malpractice during the labor or childbirth. Cerebral Palsy is a lifelong permanent condition that affects not only the infant but also the family.

If you believe your child’s condition was brought upon as a result of medical malpractice, you may need the help of an experienced Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney to help fight for your legal right to compensation.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Published on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:13 pm in Personal Injury.

When a Truck Accident occurs, severe damage and injuries almost always happen. Because of the large size and weight of tractor trailers, when they become involved in a collision with another vehicle, the damages are extensive.

When such an accident takes place due to negligence, the injured party may have the legal right to pursue a lawsuit against the driver or trucking company.

Some of the most common reasons for tractor trailer crashes in Georgia include the following:

Driver Error

There are a lot of factors that may contribute to negligent driving and lead to a truck accident. Some of the most common driver errors include:

  • Driver Fatigue
  • Substance Abuse
  • Improper Training
  • Distractions, such as cell phones
  • Inattention while driving

Any of these factors have the potential to lead to unnecessary risks and the inability for the truck driver’s to react to the dangers on the roadways.

Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Published on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:17 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

When someone you love is living in a nursing home, it is assumed that they are properly cared for. However, they may not be receiving the high level of care that they deserve. The sad reality is, Nursing Home Abuse is all too prevalent in today’s society.

There are a few different ways for an elderly person to be abused or neglected at a nursing home facility. Some of the most common forms of Nursing Home Abuse include:

Physical Abuse

This form of abuse is typically the most easily recognizable among nursing home residents. This is because of the obvious physical signs a resident may suffer or exhibit. Some common forms of physical abuse include:

  • Slapping
  • Kicking
  • Punching
  • Unnecessary use of restraints (straps or chains)

Any intentional infliction of physical harm that results in physical pain, bodily injury, or impairment may be considered physical abuse.