Fry the Turkey, Not the House

During the holidays, such as Thanksgiving, more cooking fires occur than any other time of the year.  More than 10,000 serious fires and hot-oil burns have been reported from the use of turkey fryers over the last decade, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving Day [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Fry the Turkey, Not the House

What happens when your ‘Love Boat’ is grounded

While many of you may not remember the classic television show “The Love Boat,” it made cruises a popular form of travel for Americans. In fact, more than nine million passengers, including many of our West Georgia neighbors, travel on pleasure cruises departing North American ports each year. While this number continues to increase significantly [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Personal Injury, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What happens when your ‘Love Boat’ is grounded

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 | 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 | 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

Happy Halloween: Tips to Ensure a Fun & Safe Night

Happy Halloween: Tips to Ensure a Fun & Safe Night By Michael Miller Halloween is a fun experience for kids of all ages. However, in the midst of the excitement, people can lose sight of the unforeseen dangers, especially children. I’d like to offer some basic guidelines to keep you safe and out of trouble with the [...]

By | October 8th, 2015|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Know Your Rights: How to Handle an Injury in a Public Facility

by Michael Miller Accidents Happen.”  How many times have you heard that phrase? Whether you are a business owner or a customer, it could happen to you. However, sometimes, it is not simply an accident. There can be life-changing events which are due to negligence on someone else’s part. While you may not expect an [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Is There More Than One Insurer Involved in Your Georgia Uninsured/Underinsured Injury Claim?

One Settlement May Affect the Other When Georgia drivers purchase uninsured/underinsured motorist protection, they expect to be covered to the full extent of their policy limits. Unfortunately, many of them don’t fully understand policy limits as they pertain to Georgia law. When Randolph Adams suffered catastrophic injuries in a car crash caused by another person [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|General, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Is Georgia Hit and Run Law Unconstitutional? The State Supreme Court Says No

In an Effort to Evade Responsibility, Guilty Driver Claims Georgia Hit and Run Law as Unconstitutional, but State Supreme Court Disagrees The Georgia hit and run law OCGA § 40–6–270(a) is not unconstitutional, according to a State Supreme Court of Georgia ruling. In fact, it could be argued that when 44 year old Walter E. [...]

By | December 11th, 2013|Criminal Litigation, General, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Women Suffer Complications From Essure Birth Control, but Pharmaceutical Company Cannot be Sued for Defective Medical Device Injury

Pharmaceutical Company Exempt From Defective Medical Device Injury Claims The manufacturers of Essure Patch permanent birth control claim that it is a non-surgical, cheaper and safer alternative than tubal ligation. The way it works is straightforward: a micro-coil is inserted in each of a woman’s fallopian tubes. Scar tissue forms, creating a barrier that prevents [...]

By | December 6th, 2013|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Georgia’s Daylight Savings Time Ends – Watch For Pedestrians

As Georgia’s Daylight Savings Time Ends, Be Alert For Pedestrians to Avoid Car Accidents in the Carrollton and Douglasville Area As Daylight Savings Time ends, motorists need to pay extra attention to potential driving hazards in the early morning and evening hours. Recent accidents involving motorists and pedestrians drive that point home. A Cobb County [...]

By | November 13th, 2013|Personal Injury|0 Comments