Drunk Drivers May Not Be Only Liable Parties in DUI Accidents

The Labor Day holiday weekend will represent the end of summer for many Atlanta residents. Families and friends throughout Georgia will be grilling out, swimming, or partaking in any one of many other outdoor activities over the course of the weekend. Several people are also likely to enjoy an alcoholic beverage during these activities. Some [ Read More… ]

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Georgia Woman Sues American National Red Cross for Medical Malpractice Claim

A Marietta woman and her family have filed a lawsuit against the American National Red Cross, claiming one of its employees improperly drew blood during a donation and failed to provide adequate aid, which resulted in life-changing neurological injuries. The medical malpractice complaint was filed last month in the U.S. District Court for the Northern [ Read More… ]

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Avoiding Child Injuries During Fourth of July Firework Celebrations

Independence Day is one of the most anticipated days of summer each year. It is a representation of the birth of American independence and has been a federal holiday since 1941. Now, families throughout Georgia and other states celebrate the Fourth of July with parties, barbecues and fireworks. Although fireworks are synonymous with the celebrations, [ Read More… ]

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Product Liability Cases after Auto Recalls

After declaring nearly 34 million airbags defective last month, Takata Corp. has said several of the cars that already have been repaired will need to have a second airbag replacement to ensure the vehicle’s safety. According to a CNN Money report, an executive for the company said in a testimony for a Congressional hearing Tuesday [ Read More… ]

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Worker’s Compensation in Georgia

Atlanta is one of the busiest and fastest growing cities in the United States. With this influx of people comes the need for more infrastructure and roadways. This often leads to an increase in construction zones and more workers along high traffic highways. When a worker is injured, the incident could be considered a workplace [ Read More… ]

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Design Defects in Product Liability Cases

A jury in Georgia has found automaker Chrysler responsible for the death of a 4-year-old nearly three years after the child was burned alive in a Jeep Grand Cherokee accident. According to a lawsuit filed on behalf of the victim, the vehicle was stopped as the driver, the child’s aunt, prepared to turn left. Another [ Read More… ]

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Proposed Legislation Could Change Process of Seeking Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

Georgia lawmakers are proposing new legislation that would dramatically change the way in which medical malpractice cases are handled throughout the state, including adding a limit on the damages a person could receive in a medical malpractice suit. Senate Bill 86 would establish the Patient Compensation Act, which essentially would create an alternative to medical [ Read More… ]

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Pet Owner Liability in Dog Bite Cases

A jury awarded $72 million to a DeKalb County family nearly four years after the young girl was mauled by two pit bulls, leaving her scarred and permanently disfigured from the attack. The young girl, who was 8 years old at the time of the incident, was playing basketball on her driveway when two pit [ Read More… ]

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Liability in Auto Accident Cases

The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday heard another case involving the practice in which juries are allowed to appropriate damages among defendants and parties who have not been sued. The Zaldivar v. Prickett case is the result of a 2009 collision between two drivers, one of which was driving his work vehicle. Both claimed the [ Read More… ]

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Toy Safety for the Holiday Season

The holiday season each year is a special occasion for families around the country. After Thanksgiving festivities in November comes one of the busiest shopping times of the year. Each year families spend hundreds of dollars purchasing new items and toys for Christmas, but it is important to ensure the products are safe. According to [ Read More… ]

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