Was an Atlanta Hotel Liable for a Guest’s Injury on a Wet Floor?
Plaintiff suffers injuries in lobby of the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta Hotel A recent premises liability case arose out of a fall that happened in the lobby of the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta Hotel. Facts of the Case Dhruvkumar K. Pandya attended a wedding reception at the hotel with his family. Because it was raining “pretty heavily”… read moreRead More
A Semi Driver Sues a Trucking Company, But Will He Succeed When He Was Potentially Also at Fault?
A lot of personal injury lawyers in Georgia hold themselves out as “trucking lawyers”. But what separates the trucking lawyers from the self-proclaimed ones is their depth of knowledge and experience in helping truck accident victims. A recent Georgia case arose from a big rig collision that injured a man working as a jockey truck… read moreRead More
Georgia Supreme Court Clarifies Georgia’s Apportionment Statute
The Georgia Supreme Court handed down an opinion on Tuesday interpreting the state’s apportionment statute, OCGA § 51-12-33, holding that the plain language of the statute provides that damages assessed against a defendant may be reduced according to the percentages of fault allocated to all who contributed to the alleged injury or damages, including nonparties…. read moreRead More
Georgia Court Okays Savannah Surgeon to Testify as Expert in Wal-Mart Injury Case
A federal court in Georgia recently heard a motion to exclude an expert in a premise liability personal injury case involving slippery floors at a Wal-Mart. After reviewing the federal rules, the court allowed the medical expert to testify in the case. Background A shopper was injured when she slipped and fell in December 2016… read moreRead More
How Wide is a Wide Turn for a Truck?
Having a reputable truck accident lawyer who wins in court is so important. When many Georgians picture a trucking accident, they think of high-speed collisions, screeching hydraulic brakes, and pile-ups on the I-285, the I-75, or another highway around Atlanta. And while those accidents do frequently occur, other accidents at slower speeds often take place… read moreRead More