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WINNER OF THE 2020 “CHAI X 66 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD”

Posted in scholarship on July 27, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2020 “CHAI X 66 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD” Atlanta, Georgia – Tobin Injury Law takes great pleasure in announcing the recipient of the Chai x 66 Scholarship Award for 2020: Phillip A. Korth.  Phillip graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and is now enrolled in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as a medical student,… read more

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IF I USE MY HEALTH INSURANCE FOR TREATMENT OF MY INJURIES CAUSED BY A CAR ACCIDENT, DO I NEED TO PAY BACK MY HEALTH INSURANCE?

Posted in Car Accidents,med pay on July 14, 2020

CERTAIN HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS ARE ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT OF HEALTH BENEFITS PAID ON YOUR BEHALF If your health insurance paid for the treatment of your injuries caused by a car accident and you pursue a bodily injury claim with the applicable automobile insurance carrier, your health insurance plan might seek reimbursement of the benefits it… read more

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 Don’t Shoot, I’m Only the Photographer

Posted in Georgia Court of Appeals on July 10, 2020

June 3, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0038. MORRIS v. REAL ESTATE EXPERT ADVISORS, LLC et al. Correcting a decision by the trial court, the Court of Appeals here overturned Defendant’s motion for summary judgement.  Don’t Shoot, I’m Only the Photographer The Plaintiff, Morris, was hired by the Defendants (real estate agents)… read more

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Does Georgia have negligent infliction of emotional distress?

Posted in Georgia Supreme Court decisions on June 22, 2020

In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0429. GHALI et al. v. MILES et al. This appeal has many dramatic elements, but ultimately turns on the question of what level of control parents had over their 26 year-old son. Alcohol, a Gun, and a Lake The Plaintiffs were fishing on a lake by the Defendant… read more

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Car Accidents with Trucks – Should You Get a Lawyer?

Posted in Car Accidents on June 19, 2020

If you’re involved in a car accident with a truck, you might think that you can handle it on your own, especially if you’ve been in an auto accident before. But truck accidents are quite different from regular auto accidents. Speaking with a knowledgeable Atlanta truck accident lawyer GA residents trust really does matter. Why… read more

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Naming the insurance company or driver in an uninsured motorist claim in Georgia

Posted in Georgia Supreme Court decisions on June 11, 2020

In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A20A0342. BELL v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INS. CO. The facts of this case raise some questions which, alas, the Court’s decision does not have to answer. Judah Bell (the Plaintiff) was in an automobile collision with James Brown. The accident occurred in Oakland, California. Bell filed an… read more

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Can Two Motorcycle Riders Share a Lane? And other MotorCycle Questions

Posted in Car Accidents on June 9, 2020

The feeling of the wind in your hair, the connection with the road, and a general carefree attitude lead so many to ride motorcycles in all manner of places throughout the state, from major highways to the most obscure country road. Many Georgians enjoy the ability to ride their motorcycles as regular transportation to and… read more

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Accidents in Georgia Involving Trucks

Posted in Car Accidents on June 4, 2020

Accidents in Georgia Involving Trucks If you have been in an accident with a truck or commercial vehicles, you may be wondering what to do immediately afterwards–who is liable and what the relevant state and federal rules and insurance requirements are. Trucking accidents often result in very serious injuries, so it’s important to understand the… read more

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Wrongful Death and Commercial Trucks in Georgia

Posted in Car Accidents on May 19, 2020

Few people think about their rights when it comes to commercial trucks until they come face to face with one as the cause of a wrongful death of a family member or loved one in Georgia. Many times, Georgians who are impacted and must now deal with the loss of a loved one are unaware… read more

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To determine borrowed servant status, a three pronged test is employed.

Posted in Georgia Supreme Court decisions on May 18, 2020

March 31, 2020 In the Court of Appeals of Georgia A19A2279. SPROWSON v. VILLALOBOS. This appeal involves the interplay of two bodies of law: employment and tort. Much of the interaction between these two types of law comes around to the responsibility that an employer has for its employees safety. Here, however, the connection centers… read more

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