How to Avoid Dangers At Your Next Backyard BBQ

Break out the barbecue equipment because summer is finally here! The summer break and hotter weather rings in the backyard cookout season. This season brings family and friends together to share a memorable experience over a good home cooked meal. While most cookouts are intended to provide a relaxing and entertaining environment, there are many [...]

By | 2018-07-09T12:52:30+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Liability|Comments Off on How to Avoid Dangers At Your Next Backyard BBQ

Enjoy the Fireworks Show this Independence Day

Georgia’s laws regarding fireworks have changed a lot recently. In 2015, Georgia lawmakers legalized the sale and use of certain specific fireworks in the state of Georgia. Then, earlier this year, the Georgia State Senate amended and passed (sending it back to the House for approval, House Bill 419, which allows local municipalities to regulate [...]

By | 2018-07-09T12:53:06+00:00 June 26th, 2018|General, Liability, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Enjoy the Fireworks Show this Independence Day

When A Foul Ball Turns Into a Nightmare

Spring has sprung.  During this time of year flowers bloom and people begin to head outdoors again. For some, spring makes them think of eating Cracker Jacks and hearing the crack of the bat at their local baseball diamond.  But what happens when a fan gets hit by a foul ball during the game? Major [...]

By | 2018-04-30T18:15:44+00:00 April 30th, 2018|General, Liability|Comments Off on When A Foul Ball Turns Into a Nightmare

When Man’s Best Friend Causes an Injury

Many people have and love dogs. Most dogs are sweet natured, crave attention and just want to be loved.  However, there may come a time when a dog might injure someone. When this happens, the injured party could file suit against the dog owner.  The victim of the dog bite or attack will try to [...]

By | 2018-04-10T15:47:53+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Liability, Personal Injury|Comments Off on When Man’s Best Friend Causes an Injury

Prom Season: Protect Your Child While Making Great Memories

You have probably seen lots of fun and creative “Prom-posals” recently on social media. While, these posts get lots of clicks, and we associate prom with photo-ops and a right of passage during high school. Unfortunately, prom season typically brings a spike in alcohol-related traffic accidents involving young people.   Research from the insurance industry, [...]

By | 2018-03-14T16:32:56+00:00 March 14th, 2018|General, Liability, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Prom Season: Protect Your Child While Making Great Memories

Are You Liable When Someone is Injured on Your Property?

Recent court cases in the state of Georgia have brought attention to the State’s statutes on premises liability. Whether it is a dog bite, an assault, or an accidental fall in a retail location, the courts in Georgia have demonstrated a leaning towards more liability on the part of the property owner. The courts have [...]

By | 2018-02-14T23:35:48+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Liability|Comments Off on Are You Liable When Someone is Injured on Your Property?

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