Winning or Losing the March Madness Office Pool Can be Costly

Think your NCAA bracket picks are going to net you that pool of money?  You and millions of others of others are about to descend into the yearly spring rite of college basketball known as March Madness. Bets of $5 or in many cases much more will be wagered in a tournament pool. Many of [...]

By | 2018-02-13T16:08:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Liability|Comments Off on Winning or Losing the March Madness Office Pool Can be Costly

Who’s Your Pick for SuperBowl 52?

Well, our beloved Falcons made the playoffs, but fell short again this year. The good news is that our professional football team is a consistent playoff contender. You already know the bad news, so we’ll leave that alone for now. But there are still some great stories heading into the 52nd SuperBowl game, and a [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:16+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Liability|Comments Off on Who’s Your Pick for SuperBowl 52?

From Pre-Game Tailgating to Post-Game Victory…Please Stay Safe

Football season is coming to a dramatic conclusion. Georgia, Alabama, and the Atlanta Falcons are poised to make us all proud, if not a little overzealous. Everyone will want to celebrate their team’s victories.  No matter how you decide to celebrate before, during or after games, everyone needs to follow some guidelines to be safe. [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:16+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Liability, Personal Injury|Comments Off on From Pre-Game Tailgating to Post-Game Victory…Please Stay Safe

A Lawyer’s Guide to a Fun and Safe Halloween Night

It’s that time of year again: Happy Halloween! You know what that means, right? If you’re anywhere near Metro Atlanta, it means leaving work before 2PM to avoid the absolute worst traffic day of the year, except for snowmageddon (aka “snowjam”). The fact that this year Halloween is on a Tuesday isn’t going to help [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:16+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Liability|Comments Off on A Lawyer’s Guide to a Fun and Safe Halloween Night

Lease Your Land Wisely for Hunting

If you own land in rural Georgia, leasing that land to local hunters is a great way to earn revenue on your asset and provide more land for hunting in the state. According to the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, deer hunting leases in Georgia are worth about $15 per acre annually. In addition, Georgia [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:16+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Liability|Comments Off on Lease Your Land Wisely for Hunting

Protect Yourself this Holiday Season

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”  It can also be the most stressful time of the year. Knowing your rights and how to handle certain situations in advance can minimize your liability. Common holiday situations include hosting a company holiday party; protecting packages from being stolen and protecting your home when you’re gone. [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 December 7th, 2016|General, Liability|Comments Off on Protect Yourself this Holiday Season

Failure to Warn May Result in Liability

Failure to Warn May Result in Liability If you watch television at all, then you’ve seen the pharmaceutical ads on with the long list of potential side effects – including death. Why would these companies share all of this information? Well, it’s the law. If a manufacturer fails to adequately warn of potential dangers of its products’ use, [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Liability, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Failure to Warn May Result in Liability

Don’t Slip and Ignore Who’s Liable When Icy Weather is Forecasted

Don’t Slip and Ignore Who’s Liable When Icy Weather is Forecasted Blog Post Written By Michael Miller With the weather finally turning cold, snow and ice are a possibility. Now, is a good time to understand who’s responsible if someone were to slip and fall while on your property. I would like to share how property owners' [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Liability, Personal Injury, Slip And Fall|Comments Off on Don’t Slip and Ignore Who’s Liable When Icy Weather is Forecasted

Hosting a Holiday Party – What’s Your Liability?

Hosting a Holiday Party - What’s Your Liability? By Michael Miller Practically every single person reading this article will attend or host at least one holiday party. As my parents used to joke, “It’s all fun and games, until someone gets poked in the eye.” Well, that mantra is also true as we prepare for the festive [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:19+00:00 November 12th, 2015|General, Liability|Comments Off on Hosting a Holiday Party – What’s Your Liability?