In super simplified terms, Georgia’s Family Purpose Doctrine states that family members may be legally responsible for other family members who cause injuries. The Georgia Court of Appeals recently held
Two-Day Jury Trial in Fulton Court Nets Verdict in Our Client’s Favor
We had the pleasure of trying a case in Fulton County State Court before Judge Patsy Porter on October 31 and November 1, 2022. The facts of this case involved
Swimming Pool Drowning: Tragic Legal Lesson
In a recent Georgia wrongful death action, the Court of Appeals held that the trial court erred in denying summary judgment to the property owners because there was no genuine
How Do You Prove a Truck is Owned by a Trucking Company in a Motorcycle Accident?
In a recent case, the plaintiffs appealed the summary judgment dismissal of their case in favor of a trucking company and against their amended complaint for injuries they sustained when
Constructive Knowledge in a Premises FallDown
In today’s blog post we are looking at a case that arises from an incident in a Statesboro, Georgia Walmart store where a man slipped and fell on an unknown
Is Circumstantial Evidence Enough to Recover in a Personal Injury Action?
An SUV driver filed a personal injury action against the City of Sandersville, alleging that City employees’ negligence resulted in a collision between her SUV and a City waste collection
Expert Testimony to Prove Medical Causation is Rare But It Can Happen
A recent truck accident case in Georgia involved a 2018 tractor-trailer accident where an injured driver sued the truck driver and trucking company. The plaintiff was returning from a doctor’s
With Uninsured Motorist Coverage, TIMELY Notice is Criticial
Can a victim recover benefits from Progressive Insurance Company if he waits a year to put the carrier on notice? If he had a good Georgia personal injury lawyer, then
Is an Employer Liable for its Employee’s Accident on the Way to Work
A plaintiff was injured in an auto accident when another driver ran a red light during his commute to a job site for his employer, a construction company. The plaintiff
Was a Metal Bar in a Mall Parking Lot “Open and Obvious”?
In a recent personal injury case in Georgia, the Court of Appeals found that the trial court erred in concluding that the hazard on which the plaintiff tripped (a protruding