<strong>Common Places and Injuries for Slip and Fall Accidents</strong>

Common Places and Injuries for Slip and Fall Accidents

Key Points: Slip and fall accidents often happen in highly trafficked areas, such as grocery and retail stores, medical facilities, movie theaters, and airports. Property owners and managers can be responsible for injuries if they neglected to mitigate the hazard. Injuries from slip and fall accidents can range from minor cuts and bruises to Traumatic […]

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Person slipping and falling at a bagel shop

How to Get Compensated for a Slip and Fall at a Restaurant

Key Points: When restaurant staff and management do not react quickly enough to spills or other dangerous obstacles, slip and fall accidents are bound to happen. The quantity and quality of your evidence will determine whether you can recover for your injuries. A personal injury attorney can help you determine the best course of action […]

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Why the Elderly Are at an Increased Risk of Slip and Falls

Why the Elderly Are at an Increased Risk of Slip and Falls

Slips and falls are entirely too common in Atlanta, Georgia, and throughout the U.S. In fact, the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) reports that approximately 1 million people each year visit emergency rooms after slipping and falling. While slips and falls can affect anyone, the elderly face the greatest risk. Older people are more likely to […]

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How Do I Prove My Georgia Trip and Fall was Caused by Improper Lighting?

How Do I Prove My Georgia Trip and Fall was Caused by Improper Lighting?

Key Points: Under Georgia law, business owners and occupiers have a duty to exercise “ordinary care” to keep their premises safe for visitors. One duty owed by most businesses, landlords or companies is to have adequate lighting throughout the parts of a property where the merchant expects the invited public to be. If you are […]

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How to Know If You Have a Slip and Fall Case

How to Know If You Have a Slip and Fall Case

Key Points: After a slip and fall accident, answering a few questions about the circumstances can help you understand if you have a claim. One of the most critical aspects of a slip and fall case is knowing whether the property or business owner was negligent. Sometimes publicly-owned properties, such as City Hall or a […]

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How to Get Compensated for a Trampoline Injury in Georgia

How to Get Compensated for a Trampoline Injury in Georgia

 There are few things in life that can deliver nostalgic joy the way bouncing on a trampoline can. As a kid, you either had a trampoline or really wanted one. And whoever had a big trampoline in the neighborhood was usually the envy of all the kids. Although fun, trampoline injuries occur often in neighborhoods […]

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Can You Sue the State of Georgia or Local Government for an Injury?

Can You Sue the State of Georgia or Local Government for an Injury?

Government employees and agents do sometimes cause personal injuries by acting carelessly. Georgia law treats the government differently because of a longstanding concept known as sovereign immunity. This allows state and local governments to avoid legal liability in some circumstances but not all. Lawsuits Against Georgia State or Government Employees Cases involving personal injuries caused […]

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