Atlanta Personal Injury Law Blog

Atlanta, Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers

June 25, 2015

The Atlanta defective product lawyers at Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC have decades of experience in this field. We know how to successfully pursue compensation for your injuries.

We also have a significant range of experience with defective products. Our firm has handled defective products cases involving many different types of consumer goods, meaning we understand the intricacies involved with these cases.

We have experience handling defective product cases... Read More

June 18, 2015

In many states, wrongful death suits restrict damages to the economic value of a loved one's lost wages and benefits. Perversely, this often means that poorer victims are valued less than richer victims in wrongful death cases.

Fortunately, Georgia's wrongful death statute allows families to pursue compensation for "the full value of the life" of their lost loved one. This means that our Atlanta wrongful death lawyers can help you pursue compensation for factors that go far beyond... Read More

June 11, 2015

One of the cruel realities in dealing with the death of a loved one is that you have to deal with significant financial burdens on top of emotional ones you're already bearing. Funeral expenses are among the most prominent of these expenses.

Our Atlanta wrongful death lawyers have been practicing for decades. We know how staggering these expenses can be, especially when you're reeling from the unexpected loss of a loved one.

When this loss was the result of someone else's... Read More

June 04, 2015

Apple announced that it was issuing a global recall of its line of Beats Pill XL wireless speakers, citing concerns that the speaker's battery could overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Apple has reported cases of overheating from the speakers, which retail for around $330. In one of those cases, a user burned a finger while another user saw his or her desk burned by the overheating speaker.

Customers returning the speakers can choose between an Apple Store credit of $325 or having... Read More

May 28, 2015

Under Georgia's motorcycle laws, all riders must wear a helmet at all times, regardless of age or passenger status. That's reason enough to always wear a helmet when operating your motorcycle.

Still, our Atlanta motorcycle accidents lawyers want to emphasize the importance of wearing a helmet while operating or riding on a motorcycle. The point cannot be made enough.

First of all, wearing a helmet if an excellent way of protecting yourself. Motorcycles are great fun, and they'... Read More

May 25, 2015

The nightmare scenario after any accident is that you will be injured so severely you won't be able to work and earn a living. A personal injury suit might be able to win you a settlement or verdict to pay for your medical expenses, but what about day-to-day life? How can you afford to live if you're unable to work?

Fortunately, our Atlanta accident lawyers can help. Under Georgia's personal injury statute, accident victims are able to pursue compensation for lost wages.

In... Read More

May 19, 2015

The widespread use of general anesthesia was a godsend for patients undergoing surgery. The knowledge that you'll be able to undergo a major surgical procedure without having to endure unimaginable pain is obviously quite important.

However, our Atlanta medical malpractice lawyers have seen how anesthesia mistakes put patients in danger. Anesthesia is crucial, but it is another step in the surgical process, which means it's another step where something can go wrong.

Anesthesia... Read More

May 12, 2015

If you read any of our pages on auto accidents, you'll find us advising accident victims to seek medical attention after their wrecks. This can mean allowing emergency personnel to evaluate you at the scene or visiting a doctor or emergency room immediately after the accident.

Our Atlanta auto accident lawyers understand that this might seem a little cautious- after all, is it really so important to seek medical attention after a relatively minor accident? You probably feel fine.... Read More

April 28, 2015

When we think of medical malpractice, we tend to think of surgical errors, birth injuries, traditional medical practices. However, our Atlanta medical malpractice lawyers understand that mental health professionals can also do serious harm through negligence or misconduct.

We place a lot of trust in psychologists, psychiatrists and therapists. We tell them our deepest secrets and share with them our dearest desires. The vast majority of medical professionals behave ethically and seek... Read More

April 21, 2015

Under Georgia law, a surviving spouse, a child or parents (if there is no spouse or child available) may pursue a wrongful death suit upon the loss of a loved one. Our Atlanta wrongful death lawyers can help put your case together in this difficult time.

If there are no surviving spouses, children or family, the executor of the deceased's estate can file a case on behalf of any next of kin.

There's a lot to know about wrongful death cases, and we understand that trying to... Read More