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Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 92

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 228

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 299

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Aug 30

    Security Lapse? Manuel Martinez Injured in Las Costas Nayaritas Parking Lot Shooting

    Security Lapse? Manuel Martinez Injured in Las Costas Nayaritas Parking Lot Shooting
    Could This Duluth Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside Las Costas Nayaritas Mexican restaurant reportedly left Manuel Martinez injured Sunday night, August 27, 2017. According to the AJC, Mr.…
  • Aug 28

    Security Failure? Man Robbed, Shot Outside Decatur Gas Station

    Security Failure? Man Robbed, Shot Outside Decatur Gas Station
    Could This Decatur Gas Station Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A man was reportedly shot during a violent robbery outside a BP gas station in Decatur Friday, August 18, 2017. According to FOX 5, the shooting occurred “at the BP…
  • Aug 22

    Security Failure? 2 Injured in Atlanta Exxon Gas Station Shooting

    Security Failure? 2 Injured in Atlanta Exxon Gas Station Shooting
    Could This Atlanta Gas Station Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News An argument inside an Atlanta gas station reportedly erupted in gunfire, injuring two young men, Saturday morning, August 19, 2017. The shooting occurred “outside…
Rank this Week: 266

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Focuses on advice for small businesses and community associations.

http://andersentatecarr.wordpress.com
  • Dec 22

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia
    It used to be that Georgia took a dim view of employee non-competes, and courts happily threw them out for technical drafting issues the vast majority of the time.  This regime, which persisted up until May of 2011, is now wistfully…
  • Nov 9

    Are you ready for December 1?

    Are you ready for December 1?
    It’s no secret, by now, that December 1 will usher in the application of the “Final Rule” – the increase of the minimum salary payable to “exempt” employees from $455 per week to $913 per week. In addition…
  • Oct 31

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI
    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI by Patrick McDonough.   Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offense that the State of Georgia does not take lightly. Although DUIs are typically considered misdemeanors, there can be…
Rank this Week: 431

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Nov 8

    Signing Off

    Signing Off
    I’m sad to say that this is my last post for the blog.  I started this blog together with my solo law practice.  But I am moving abroad soon and will be closing down my law practice as well.  So … Continue reading…
  • Jun 21

    Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

    Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose
    If freedom means anything it means the right to commit violence in another person’s name.  This is a lesson that’s been passed on from one generation to the next since the time this country was first founded.  And…
  • May 3

    My Commencement Speech

    My Commencement Speech
    It’s that time of the year again when universities call on dignitaries and luminaries to give commencement speeches to their students.  Most of these speeches will be rambling, pointless and sleep-inducing.  Others less…
Rank this Week: 293

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 801

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 14

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death
    A Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma is being criminally investigated after eight of its residents died due to heat-related causes. Last Sunday, The Rehabilitation Center at… read more → The post Florida…
  • Sep 8

    Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit – Do I have a claim?

    Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit – Do I have a claim?
    Many of us woke up today to news that Equifax, one of the three major credit agencies in the U.S., fell victim to hackers, resulting in a massive data breach.… read more → The post Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit – Do I have a…
  • Sep 8

    Is Equifax Legally Responsible for the Data Breach?

    Is Equifax Legally Responsible for the Data Breach?
    If you are a victim of the recently announced data breach at Atlanta-based Equifax, we maybe able to help you receive protection and recover damages. Our lawyers are currently investigating… read more → The post Is Equifax Legally…
Rank this Week: 895

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
  • Aug 31

    Fatal Security Lapse? Nisier Nuriddin Killed, Tontaria Lunsford Injured in Fayetteville Shooting

    Fatal Security Lapse? Nisier Nuriddin Killed, Tontaria Lunsford Injured in Fayetteville Shooting
    Did a security failure contribute to the tragic loss of this young man? Local News A shooting outside Carlie C’s grocery store reportedly claimed the life of 20-year-old Nisier Nuriddin and left 20-year-old Tontaria Lunsford injured…
  • Aug 24

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Aluxes Mares Killed in Houston Sports Bar Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Aluxes Mares Killed in Houston Sports Bar Shooting
    Could the tragic loss of this young woman have been prevented? Local News A shooting outside Chulas Sports Cantina reportedly claimed the life of 20-year-old Aluxes Mares and left 26-year-old James Butanda injured Sunday, August 20, 2017.…
  • Aug 22

    Fatal Security Lapse? Man Killed in 7-Eleven Gas Station Shooting

    Fatal Security Lapse? Man Killed in 7-Eleven Gas Station Shooting
    Could this tragic Dallas gas station shooting have been prevented? Local News A violent robbery outside a Dallas 7 Eleven convenience store reportedly claimed the life of a 35-year-old man Sunday night, August 20, 2017. According to NBC 5,…
Rank this Week: 460

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Divorce Cost

    Divorce Cost
    Most people who are contemplating a divorce would like to have an idea about both the legal fees and court costs of going through the divorce process. We have discussed before, in this blog about getting a divorce in Augusta,…
  • Aug 10

    Celebrity Divorces: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt

    Celebrity Divorces: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
    Did you hear the sad news from Hollywood? According to various news reports, actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have legally separated. As we have reported before in this blog dealing with divorces in Augusta, Georgia, celebrities have…
  • Feb 19

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER
    In the past, men and women seeking a good divorce lawyer often went to the telephonebook in order to find one. But those days are almost gone.Today, a person seeking a divorce attorney will generally do an online search.  He or shemay…
Rank this Week: 756

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    The Russian Probe, Paul Manafort, and Moving Up the Ladder

    The Russian Probe, Paul Manafort, and Moving Up the Ladder
    Much has already been written about the F.B.I.'s predawn raid, earlier this week, of the home of former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort.  And much has been speculated about the reasons why the feds utilized a search warrant,…
  • Feb 19

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS
    Today, I simply wanted to write about the role of the jury in the American criminaljustice system.  After more than 38 years as a criminal lawyer, including 26 years as a former prosecutor, and since then, over 12 years as a criminal…
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
Rank this Week: 761

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Aug 3

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mortgage Lenders Over Homeowners in Important Decision

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mortgage Lenders Over Homeowners in Important Decision
    A 2017 ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court most likely represents a significant weakening to a consumer protection provision contained in Georgia’s home foreclosure law. Georgia law allows what is known as a non-judicial foreclosure.…
  • Jul 24

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?

    What Happens After Your Chapter 13 Plan is Confirmed?
    When your Chapter 13 plan is confirmed, it means that the bankruptcy judge assigned to your case has formally approved your plan of reorganization and all creditors are bound to the terms of your plan. In the Northern District of Georgia, a…
  • Jul 5

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?
      After 25+ years representing hardworking but financially struggling men and women in the Atlanta area, I can report to you that the #1 secret to surviving Chapter 13 is living below your means. This can mean you have to make some…
Rank this Week: 488

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Jul 16

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique

    The Adolescence of Green Building Technique
    Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet…
  • Jun 12

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!

    Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!
    by Dorothy Spencer James Eubanks recently joined the Cobb Law Group as paralegal focusing on materialmen’s liens, payment bond claims and Georgia construction law. His experience and attention to detail make him a remarkable fit for our…
  • May 26

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project

    Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project
    by Mark Cobb This is the first in a series of articles to assist project owners in planning for and achieving a successful construction project. This series will address the three phases of project planning, project bidding, and project…
Rank this Week: 760

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Suthers Law Firm Investigating Defective Hernia Mesh Product

    Suthers Law Firm Investigating Defective Hernia Mesh Product
    Hernia mesh is a medical device that is used to repair hernias, which occur when internal organs bulge out through a weak spot of muscle. The only way to permanently fix a hernia is with surgery. However, hernias often return and need another…
  • Mar 8

    Congress Proposing Ban on Lawsuits and Limits on Damage

    Congress Proposing Ban on Lawsuits and Limits on Damage
    All of us have been taught the importance of being personally responsible and accountable for our actions. This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Bills that will make it more difficult, if not impossible, for citizens…
  • Feb 2

    FALLS IN NURSING HOMES

    FALLS IN NURSING HOMES
    Our firm has been suing nursing homes since the 1990s.  In fact, Suthers Law Firm was one of the first firms in the United States to obtain a successful jury verdict against a nursing home for neglecting and abusing a resident. …
Rank this Week: 864

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Regina elected to Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2017

    Regina elected to Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2017
    Regina has again been elected to the Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars list for 2017. While up to five percent of the lawyers in Georgia are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.Ms.…
  • Mar 11

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case
    In Fulton County, the parties amassed nearly 1 million in legal fees arguing over custody of their child.  Our unique flat fees protect you from such exorbitant fees.Full case below:Hoard v. Beveridge, S15A1685Supreme Court of…
  • Feb 19

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2016.Edwards and Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
Rank this Week: 604

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Aug 10

    Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq.

    Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq.
    The Law Firm of Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Jamie Woodard to our firm as an Of counsel attorney. Jamie’s practice focuses on… The post Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq. appeared first on…
  • May 2

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia
    If you’re interested in having your Georgia driver’s license or state ID changed to better reflect how you identify, the state allows you to modify both your name (Official Georgia… The post How to Modify Your…
  • Apr 17

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate
    Despite its (rightly earned) conservative reputation, Georgia has a surprisingly liberal policy for changing sex designation on birth certificates and other vital records. According to section § 31-10-23(e) of the… The post…
Rank this Week: 632

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 492

Chorey, Taylor, & Feil Blog

Chorey, Taylor, & Feil Blog

Covers business law topics.

http://ctflegal.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Signing Off

    Signing Off
    by John L. WatkinsI want to thank everyone who has read this blog over the past two years. Effective tomorrow, two of my fellow shareholders and I will be joining the Atlanta office of another law firm.It has been a privilege practicing with…
  • May 23

    The Bad Guys Are Still Out There (But Can Usually Be Dealt With)

    The Bad Guys Are Still Out There (But Can Usually Be Dealt With)
    By John L. WatkinsReaders of this blog know that proactive early steps with a lawyer (such as by documenting contractual and business relationships properly before a dispute develops) help avoid lawsuits and save money in the long run.…
  • May 11

    An Insider's Guide on Hiring a Business Attorney

    An Insider's Guide on Hiring a Business Attorney
    by John L. Watkin
Rank this Week: 491

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injurie

    Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injurie
    If you have never been in a car crash, you won’t know how stressful and difficult it can be. If you are in a car crash with injuries, the experience can be very traumatic. Often people who have been hurt in crashes don’t know what…
  • Sep 20

    Spinal Cord Injuries – The Difference Between Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia

    Spinal Cord Injuries – The Difference Between Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia
    Spinal cord injuries that involve the severing of the spinal cord are among the most serious injuries that can be sustained in a car, truck or a motorcycle accident. These injuries typically involve paralysis and long term medical care for…
  • Sep 18

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia
    Defensive driving is a technique that helps drivers protect themselves from accidents. Rather than being reactive, if you are more proactive and look out for hazards in advance you are less likely to be involved in an accident. Defensive…
Rank this Week: 2353

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Riverdale Actor Falls Asleep At The Wheel

    Riverdale Actor Falls Asleep At The Wheel
    Actors, like many other professionals, often spend long hours on set doing their jobs. Being tired from work or other stress while driving can cause anyone to become involved in... Read more » The post Riverdale Actor Falls Asleep At…
  • Sep 21

    Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in Car Accident

    Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in Car Accident
    It’s been a long, eventful year for a Georgia Congressman who was recently involved in an auto accident and was witness to a June shooting where a vocal critic of... Read more » The post Georgia Congressman Loudermilk Injured in…
  • Sep 20

    Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit for Dieselgate

    Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit for Dieselgate
    Volkswagen is amid one of the largest, and possibly most expensive, auto scandals of all time. Due to emissions software designed to cheat and show the engines as emitting fewer... Read more » The post Judge Throws Out State Lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 1604

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 22

    Trump’s EEOC nominations are rocking along – and here’s what we can expect

    Trump’s EEOC nominations are rocking along – and here’s what we can expect
    With President Trump in office for nine months now, it is hard to believe that none of his people are yet on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The four current Commissioners, including the Acting Chair, Republican Victoria Lipnic,…
  • Sep 21

    Employers, I’m on your side — so watch out! ;-)

    Employers, I’m on your side — so watch out! ;-)
    At a client seminar that my office presented during the very contentious 2016 campaign season, my law partner John Doyle delivered an introductory disclaimer. Although I may not have his words verbatim, I will never forget…
  • Sep 20

    OFCCP offers more hurricane relief

    OFCCP offers more hurricane relief
    On the heels of the exemption for Hurricane Harvey contractors, and given the additional widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, the federal government has extended a deadline affecting federal contractors and subcontractors.…
Rank this Week: 3090

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Sep 22

    Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

    Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?
    There are several reasons why a workers’ compensation claim may be turned down. However, if the claim appears to be compelling and complete, there are several ways to address a questionable denial. When a workers’ compensation…
  • Sep 18

    Technology is Changing Workers’ Compensation Processe

    Technology is Changing Workers’ Compensation Processe
    Workers’ compensation is often a loaded issue. It is politically-charged and can cause rifts between labor and management. Studies have shown that employees who are compensated well and enjoy good medical coverage are happy and…
  • Sep 11

    Make the Most of Self-Improvement Month

    Make the Most of Self-Improvement Month
    Competition is always in rich supply. Whether you own your own business or you work for a big company, you need to stay ahead of the curve. Although some organizations make it a point to have regular training for their employees, it is still…
Rank this Week: 4158

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2370

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car collisions and Georgia personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Kevin C. Ford.

http://www.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2829

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    Investigation leads to drug charges for two sisters in Georgia

    Investigation leads to drug charges for two sisters in Georgia
    Law enforcement agencies across the nation put a great deal of time and resources into disrupting drug activity. Being the subject of such an investigation can be intimidating at best, and for those who are accused of drug crimes, seeking...
  • Sep 6

    Burnt-out tag light leads to drug charges for woman in Georgia

    Burnt-out tag light leads to drug charges for woman in Georgia
    There are numerous circumstances that can lead a law enforcement agent in Georgia or elsewhere to initiate a traffic stop. While commonly associated with speeding or reckless driving, these can also occur due to a burnt-out or busted…
  • Aug 24

    2 facing drug charges after falling asleep in car in Georgia

    2 facing drug charges after falling asleep in car in Georgia
    Many individuals have pulled over to rest after becoming too drowsy or tired to continue driving. While this might simply be an act of safety, unfortunately in some cases, it may also be viewed as suspicious activity. Two individuals have...
Rank this Week: 2319

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 20

    Dangers of Fatigued Driving

    Dangers of Fatigued Driving
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “Drowsy driving kills. It claimed 846 lives in 2014.” The NHTSA goes on to say that it’s working with the Centers for Disease Control and…
  • Sep 17

    Glitter iPhone Case Recall

    Glitter iPhone Case Recall
    Recent studies show that Americans spend up to 5 hours a day on their mobile devices – that’s a significant portion of our days. The Apple iPhone is one of the most popular phones on the market. Apple sold more than 201…
  • Sep 13

    Jones & Swanson Volunteers at the Marietta Women's Extension

    Jones & Swanson Volunteers at the Marietta Women's Extension
    Recently, the staff of Jones & Swanson donated their time to volunteering at the Women’s Extension in Marietta, Georgia. This year, the extension is celebrating their 30th anniversary recovering live and restoring families. The…
Rank this Week: 3314

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Cover injury and accident law. By Slappey & Sadd, LLC.

https://www.georgiainjurylawyersblog.net/
  • Sep 20

    Investigators Fault Driver in Tesla Autopilot Crash

    Investigators Fault Driver in Tesla Autopilot Crash
    The latest automotive technology—driverless vehicles—promises a world where accidents caused by human error are a thing of the past. Several companies, most notably Tesla, have made great strides toward bring this future into…
  • Sep 15

    Study Finds Safety Guidelines Aren’t Always Implemented for High School Athlete

    Study Finds Safety Guidelines Aren’t Always Implemented for High School Athlete
    Heat-related deaths among high school athletes is a serious and growing problem, although one that has only recently begun to receive widespread public attention. A study by the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research at the…
  • Sep 11

    Railroad Worker Wins $21 Million Verdict for Injured Foot

    Railroad Worker Wins $21 Million Verdict for Injured Foot
    A state appeals court in Illinois has upheld a $21 million judgment for a railroad worker whose foot was crushed on the job. Michael Parsons had been working as a conductor for Norfolk Southern Railway Company in Chicago for a year when his…
Rank this Week: 1872

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller, LLC.

https://www.atlantainjuryattorneyblog.net
  • Sep 19

    Georgia Court: Only One UM Policy Available Despite Two Policy Number

    Georgia Court: Only One UM Policy Available Despite Two Policy Number
    Atlanta wrongful death lawsuits can be very difficult, not only emotionally but also procedurally. Often times a family must relive the accident as they seek to prove the elements of negligence (duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages),…
  • Sep 6

    Georgia Appeals Court: Details Matter in Notice of Injury Claim!

    Georgia Appeals Court: Details Matter in Notice of Injury Claim!
    In an Atlanta personal injury lawsuit filed against a municipal corporation (such as a city government), the injured person must give written notice of his or her claim prior to filing suit, or else he or she will not be allowed to maintain a…
  • Aug 28

    My Boss Told Me to Say My Injury Was Not Work-Related. Is That Legal?

    My Boss Told Me to Say My Injury Was Not Work-Related. Is That Legal?
    Since we represent so many injured employees in Atlanta workers’ compensation cases, we are used to answering certain questions like, “Who will pay my medical bills? How much temporary disability can I draw? What will happen if I…
Rank this Week: 1824

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 1984

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Happy Constitution Day 2017

    Happy Constitution Day 2017
    "On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created." http://www.constitutionday.com/#."We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
  • Jul 2

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence
    Contact the Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC today to schedule your free initial consultation. Call, leave a confidential email, or send a private e-mail. 770-466-2700 Christine@Bechtold-Law.com
  • Jul 2

    Independence Day 2017

    Independence Day 2017
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”Declaration of…
Rank this Week: 2680

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer.pro/
  • Sep 15

    Georgia Court Holds Employers Not Liable for Accidents By Independent Contractor

    Georgia Court Holds Employers Not Liable for Accidents By Independent Contractor
    Companies throughout Georgia and the United States are increasingly turning to independent contractors to satisfy various job functions in their businesses. Independent contractors save businesses on employment taxes, limit the number of…
  • Aug 15

    Georgia Court Finds Sufficient Evidence of Constructive Knowledge To Survive Summary Judgment

    Georgia Court Finds Sufficient Evidence of Constructive Knowledge To Survive Summary Judgment
    Many negligence cases turn on the question of whether a defendant, like a property owner, had sufficient actual knowledge of a hazard on his or her property, such that something should have been done to correct it. For instance, a plaintiff…
  • Jul 13

    Georgia Defendant’s Request for Change of Venue Denied By Appeals Court

    Georgia Defendant’s Request for Change of Venue Denied By Appeals Court
    One of the fundamental questions that must be resolved at the start of every lawsuit is where is the proper forum for a lawsuit to be brought. Plaintiffs may not simply bring a case anywhere they choose. Instead, the court hearing a…
Rank this Week: 2172

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia truck accidents, trucking litigation, and trucking regulations. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Intermodal container truck crash does not create “federal question” jurisdiction under the Shipping Act of 1984

    Intermodal container truck crash does not create “federal question” jurisdiction under the Shipping Act of 1984
    The Shipping Act of 1984 does not create "federal question" jurisdiction in a truck crash case naming the trucking company, intermodal equipment provider and the ocean carrier as defendants. The post Intermodal container truck crash does not…
  • Oct 15

    Truck-bus crash in Gilmer County highlights safety hazard

    Truck-bus crash in Gilmer County highlights safety hazard
    Fatal tour bus crash in north Georgia due to tractor trailer making left turn across divided four-lane highway with limited sight lines The post Truck-bus crash in Gilmer County highlights safety hazards appeared first on Georgia Truck…
  • Oct 15

    Truck-bus crash in Gilmer County highlights safety hazard

    Truck-bus crash in Gilmer County highlights safety hazard
    Fatal tour bus crash in north Georgia due to tractor trailer making left turn across divided four-lane highway with limited sight lines The post Truck-bus crash in Gilmer County highlights safety hazards appeared first on Georgia Truck…
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Atlanta Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Angell Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.atlantaaccidentattorney.com/
  • Sep 15

    What Happens After Accident With DWI Suspect in Georgia?

    What Happens After Accident With DWI Suspect in Georgia?
    Many of the accidents that happen each year in and around Atlanta, Georgia happen because of drunk or drugged driving. So what is a victim of this kind of accident supposed to do? How is the negligent party responsible to pay for the damages…
  • Sep 8

    Boxing Match Leads to Millions in a Settlement

    Boxing Match Leads to Millions in a Settlement
    According to reports, the state of New York will settle with a little-known boxer for over $20 million dollars after those involved botched his medical care following a boxing match. The case began in 2013 when two heavyweights went…
  • Sep 1

    Slip and Fall Lawsuits in Georgia Explained

    Slip and Fall Lawsuits in Georgia Explained
    What happens when a person slips and falls at a business, and gets injured as a result? That is a question that has to be answered far too often for those who patronize the businesses in and around the Atlanta area. For those who are injured…
Rank this Week: 2178

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

https://www.vansantlaw.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • Sep 15

    Exploring the Dram Shop Laws in Georgia

    Exploring the Dram Shop Laws in Georgia
    Alcohol is a common cause of the state’s most severe and tragic accidents. When someone is injured because of a drunken driver, they have the right to seek compensation from the at-fault driver, but also the vendor that supplied the…
  • Sep 1

    Van Sant Law Gives Veterans a Chance to Succeed

    Van Sant Law Gives Veterans a Chance to Succeed
    After their years of service, many veterans return to home only to realize that they do not have a career path set. After all, the average of a person enlisting in the United States Military is 21, because the maximum age allowed is 35 years.…
  • Aug 30

    Proving Dangerous and Defective Property

    Proving Dangerous and Defective Property
    When accidents are caused by dangerous or defective property, whether inside or on the outside of a building, it falls under premises liability. These accidents might occur in private homes, commercial buildings, or even public property.…
Rank this Week: 2373

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 15

    Georgia Court Rejects Lawsuit Against TV Manufacturer Over Deadly Fire

    Georgia Court Rejects Lawsuit Against TV Manufacturer Over Deadly Fire
    Expert testimony is often crucial to product liability cases in Georgia. After all, most people, notably those who serve on a civil jury, lack the technical knowledge of how a given product or manufacturing process works. That is why experts…
  • Sep 8

    Can I Recover My Child’s Medical Expenses From a Negligent Third Party?

    Can I Recover My Child’s Medical Expenses From a Negligent Third Party?
    All parents have certain legal obligations towards their children. Under Georgia law, a parent must provide for a child’s “maintenance, protection and education” until he or she reaches 18 years of age. Obviously, this…
  • Sep 4

    Is it Malpractice if a Hospital Makes You Wait Too Long to Receive Treatment?

    Is it Malpractice if a Hospital Makes You Wait Too Long to Receive Treatment?
    We often think of medical malpractice in terms of direct negligence by a physician or other health care provider, such as a surgeon making a critical mistake while performing a procedure and permanently injuring the patient as a result. Not…
Rank this Week: 4617

The Legal Chronicle

The Legal Chronicle

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-chronicle.com/
  • Sep 13

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Woman Killed Leaving Work at Puente Hills East Shopping Center

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Woman Killed Leaving Work at Puente Hills East Shopping Center
    Could This Tragic Mall Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside the Puente Hills East shopping center reportedly claimed the life of one woman Monday night, September 4, 2017. According to NBC 4, gunfire…
  • Sep 13

    Security Failure? Man Critically Injured in Memphis Four Points by Sheraton Shooting

    Security Failure? Man Critically Injured in Memphis Four Points by Sheraton Shooting
    Could This Senseless Memphis Hotel Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News Hotel guests are reportedly shaken following a shooting outside the Four Points by Sheraton in Memphis Sunday morning, September 3, 2017. According to WMC News 5,…
  • Sep 7

    Security Failure? Pouyan Alavinia Injured in Charlotte Apartment Shooting

    Security Failure? Pouyan Alavinia Injured in Charlotte Apartment Shooting
    Could This Senseless Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 32-year-old Pouyan Alavinia was reportedly shot and robbed at the Greenbriar apartment complex Wednesday night, August 23, 2017. According to WSOCTV 9, three suspects approached…
Rank this Week: 1828

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Sep 13

    Smith v State - DUI vehicular homicide must include lesser included option

    Smith v State - DUI vehicular homicide must include lesser included option
    Smith v. State, A17A1252, September 7, 2017. Quincy Alexander Smith was convicted of first degree vehicular homicide for causing the death of another with a blood alcohol concentration over 0.08 grams within three hours of driving.…
  • Sep 12

    State v Osterloh - speaking in tongues not actual consent for a DUI blood test

    State v Osterloh - speaking in tongues not actual consent for a DUI blood test
    State v. Osterloh, A17A1199, August 30, 2017. The Trial Court granted Christopher Osterloh's motion to suppress the results his State-Administered DUI blood test. The State appealed arguing that the Defendant had given actual, knowing,…
  • Jun 8

    Can I pick the test I take after a DUI arrest

    Can I pick the test I take after a DUI arrest
    Who gets to pick the test administered in a DUI arrest? The short answer is it depends. Let assume some hypothetical facts. First, the drivers is arrested, Georgia Implied Consent rights are read and the Officer designates either a…
Rank this Week: 3185

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    DOL Proposes Additional Extension of Fiduciary Rule Transition Period

    DOL Proposes Additional Extension of Fiduciary Rule Transition Period
    The Department of Labor (DOL) recently published its proposal to extend the transition period of the Fiduciary Rule and delay the second phase of implementation from January 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019. Currently only adherence to the impartial…
  • Sep 6

    SEC Settles Charges with Investment Adviser Over Insufficient Disclosure of Fee

    SEC Settles Charges with Investment Adviser Over Insufficient Disclosure of Fee
    On August 14, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued an Order Instituting Administrative and Cease and Desist Proceedings (“Order”) against Coachman Energy Partners, LLC (“Coachman”),…
  • Sep 1

    SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Misappropriating $2.8 Million From her Client

    SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Misappropriating $2.8 Million From her Client
    On August 23, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado against Sonya D. Camarco (“Camarco”), an investment adviser. …
Rank this Week: 2642

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Sep 12

    Is Court Canceled or Not? There is no System to Know

    Is Court Canceled or Not? There is no System to Know
    Irma has been an adventure. It was an adventure that started last Friday when I drove down to Mitchell County, Georgia (about as far Southwest as you can go in the state and not be in Florida or Alabama). I drove down to see a habeas client…
  • Sep 12

    Irma Update

    Irma Update
    Our office is structurally fine, but our power is out. It also appears that our phones are out. If you are trying to to reach us today, please email me at skey@millerandkeylaw.com. I am checking email frequently there. Work has not stopped…
  • Aug 26

    Today’s Talk on Wellness for Lawyer

    Today’s Talk on Wellness for Lawyer
    We, as a profession, are not doing well. A very large percentage of us are suffering from significant mental health issues. We are one of the top five professions for rates of suicide. And many of us battle significant substance abuse issues.…
Rank this Week: 3520

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 11

    MPRE Sign Up

    MPRE Sign Up
    Thinking of taking the MPRE? Don’t wait, the deadline is soon approaching to sign up for the November exam! Don’t forget, the MPRE is required for admittance to the Georgia Bar. WHAT IS IT? The Multistate Professional…
  • Sep 8

    Faculty Spotlight Series: Dean Lisa Bli

    Faculty Spotlight Series: Dean Lisa Bli
    How well do you really know the faculty at the COL? Maybe you heard stories from other classmates or maybe you have taken a few classes with a certain professor, but have you ever wondered what really makes them tick? Well, wonder no more!…
  • Aug 30

    Study habits, study aid

    Study habits, study aid
    The power of habit.  Good habits can be created.  Bad habits can be changed.  It is never too early or late!   The mastery of law requires good study habits.  The library has tools to incorporate into your daily study…
Rank this Week: 3069

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1436

Federal Criminal Law Center

Federal Criminal Law Center

Covers criminal law news and cases. By The Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Can a Parole Board Decision be Appealed?

    Can a Parole Board Decision be Appealed?
    Parole plays a role in the lives of many convicted individuals. The purpose of parole is to help a previously incarcerated person resume life in society under the guidance of a parole officer. Two of these elements include helping a person…
  • Sep 2

    What Is a Discretionary Appeal?

    What Is a Discretionary Appeal?
    Discretionary appeals refer to a type of appeal in which an appellate court has the power to determine whether an appeal will be reviewed by the court. These appeals offer appellate courts, which have very busy schedules, an option to decide…
  • Aug 31

    When a Person has the Right to Counsel

    When a Person has the Right to Counsel
    While many people are familiar with the line from Miranda Warnings that a person has “the right to an attorney,” a large number of individuals have questions about when exactly the right to an attorney arises. Because the legal…
Rank this Week: 4386

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney…

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. Published By Dixon Davis, LLC

http://www.atlantapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Recovering for Motel/Hotel Negligent Security in Georgia

    Recovering for Motel/Hotel Negligent Security in Georgia
    In Atlanta, crimes such as shootings, rapes, robberies, or assaults occur on many commercial properties, including hotels and motels.  Under Georgia law, a victim of a crime that occurs on the property of an unsafe hotel or motel may be…
  • Sep 6

    Can the Victim of Excessive Force, Assault, or Shooting by a Security Guard Recover for Personal Injuries in Georgia?

    Can the Victim of Excessive Force, Assault, or Shooting by a Security Guard Recover for Personal Injuries in Georgia?
    Generally, the victim of a security guard’s bad acts or negligence (false imprisonment, excessive use of force, wrongful detention) may bring a civil lawsuit in Georgia to recover damages for the victim’s resulting injuries.…
  • Jun 28

    Can I Sue for Assault in Georgia?

    Can I Sue for Assault in Georgia?
    Yes, victims of crimes such as assaults, shootings, robberies, and rapes in Georgia may be able to sue property owners and operators where those crimes occur under the Georgia law of premises liability.  Victims may also sue the…
Rank this Week: 3010

Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

By Goldstein & Hayes, P.C.

http://www.goldsteinhayeslaw.com/Atlanta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 7

    Mortality Records in Georgia Indicate Drowning Deaths are Increasing

    Mortality Records in Georgia Indicate Drowning Deaths are Increasing
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) recently studied mortality records from the Department of Public Health over the last seven years in Georgia to determine if swimming pool drownings and other drowning deaths related to recreational…
  • Sep 6

    How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

    How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?
    Few things are quite as frustrating as a long drawn-out personal injury case. If you have been injured as a result of another’s negligence, it is likely you are in need of compensation due to your costly medical bills, loss of…
  • Sep 1

    Questions to Ask Your Doctor After a Car Accident

    Questions to Ask Your Doctor After a Car Accident
    Following a car accident, you must be overwhelmed by the slew of thoughts running through your head, such as how it happened, how you’re feeling, if your passengers are okay, and what damages your car sustained. First and…
Rank this Week: 2413

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon Attorney at Law.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Georgia Boy Drowns in Apartmen Pool

    Georgia Boy Drowns in Apartmen Pool
    A recent Georgia wrongful death decision arose from a lawsuit that involved the drowning of a small child. Our firm is currently handling a sad case involving a five year old who climbed the fence of a closed pool because the fence had…
  • Aug 7

    Drowning Adults Have a Tough Road in Court Because of Assumption of the Risk

    Drowning Adults Have a Tough Road in Court Because of Assumption of the Risk
    In a recent Georgia injury case, the court considered the drowning of a 20-year-old college student while he was studying abroad in Costa Rica. His university offered students a 12-day trip. They had to pay a fee that went toward the trip…
  • Jul 11

    Liability for Georgia Elevator Accident

    Liability for Georgia Elevator Accident
    In a recent Georgia appellate case, the plaintiff had been hurt while riding an elevator at a medical center. He sued the medical center and the contractor that maintained the elevator. The case arose when the plaintiff went to pick up his…
Rank this Week: 4105