slip and fall

Can a Plaintiff Add More Defendants to Keep a Case out of Federal Court and in Georgia State Court?

Can a Plaintiff Add More Defendants to Keep a Case out of Federal Court and in Georgia State Court? Our Atlanta personal injury law firm handles all sorts of serious injury cases. We mostly focus on what we like to call “wheels cases” eg car, truck and motorcycle cases. However, we also handle product liability… read more

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What Evidence is Required to Prove a Slip and Fall Action?

What follows below is an analysis of a slip and fall. Procedurally, the skating club filed a motion for summary judgment, which the trial court granted. On appeal, the plaintiff argued that the trial court erred by granting that motion. Below is the analysis. Background On the date of her fall, the plaintiff was at… read more

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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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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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Slipping and Falling is Not Enough

What is Summary Judgment? The defendant in this case, an apartment management company, appealed the denial of its motion for summary judgment. Summary judgment is granted for the moving party when there is no genuine issue as to any material fact in the case, and based on this the moving party is entitled to judgment… read more

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