The Impact that Catastrophic Injuries Have on Family Members
Catastrophic injuries generally have a life-long impact on the person that sustains them. These impacts can range from mobility issues to the inability to communicate or perform self-care. Struggles with mental health issues are common, as the person struggles to come to terms with the changes in their life. Catastrophic injuries include severe burns, limited… read moreRead More
Insurance for condos and water damage
In a case likely to resonate across the Georgia Condo world, the Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment for a condo owner, and found that Condo law does not require an association “to obtain insurance related to water damage or water perils.” Drips Mainor, the Plaintiff, sued his condominium association for breach of contract… read moreRead More
Property Damage Can Be Significant in a Truck Accident—Especially if it Happens 10 Times
James Bond 007 creator Ian Fleming said, “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” A business owner down in Kingsland, Georgia must think there’s some sort of enemy action against her because she can’t catch a break from bustling traffic that goes by—and sometimes THROUGH—her home furnishings store. That’s right, through…. read moreRead More
Does Georgia Permit Direct Actions Against a Trucking Company’s Insurance Carrier?
Does Georgia Permit Direct Actions Against a Trucking Company’s Insurance Carrier? This was the question in a recent appeal, and the answer is “it depends.” The Georgia Court of Appeals was asked whether Georgia law authorizes the direct actions of a car driver and her passenger against the insurer of an interstate motor carrier. One… read moreRead More
Golfing for a Cause
Our law firm was proud to help sponsor the cause at yesterday’s golf tournament benefiting The Salvation Army and Boys & Girls Club of America. We had a blast; miraculously, our team came in second place, only 1 stroke behind “the Human Highlight Film” Dominique Wilkins and his team!Read More
Can I Recover Punitive Damages in an 18-Wheeler Accident?
Can I Recover Punitive Damages in 18-Wheeler Accident? The answer depends on the actions of the trucking company and its driver, and a recent case provides an explanation. In a case arising from a 2016 accident involving an accident victim (Plaintiff) who was driving a car and Yevgeny Garkusha who was driving a semi for… read moreRead More