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 more

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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 more

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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 more

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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 more

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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 more

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