Atlanta Personal Injury Law Blog

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November 17, 2016

A pedestrian-automobile accident can be one of the worst and more injurious that exists. Fortunately, there are some simple steps to avoid these sorts of horrible accidents. Please view this inforgraphic for more information:

If you or a family member was involved in a pedestrian accident, please contact our firm for help. You may be entitled to compensation to cover your injuries, medical bills, insurance claims, and more. Call us at (404) 662-3552. We are proud to serve... Read More

November 07, 2016

Anyone who commutes regularly is familiar with commercial trucks barreling down the highway. While they provide an essential service—moving goods and products across the country—their sheer size and weight pose a significant danger to other drivers on the road if they’re involved in a truck accident.

But what happens if you are unfortunate enough to be in an accident caused by a truck? Truck accident litigation can be complex because of the many factors associated with the trucking... Read More

October 20, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating 10 infant deaths suspected to be related to homeopathic teething gels and tablets. According to a warning issued by the FDA, the teething products were distributed by Hyland’s, CVS, and “possibly others,” both in stores and online. The FDA strongly encourages parents and caregivers to discontinue use of any homeopathic teething gels or tablets until their safety and efficacy can be verified.

This is the second time the FDA... Read More

September 30, 2016

On Wednesday, September 28th, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule barring nursing homes that receive federal funding from requiring arbitration for dispute resolution. This ruling is a win for residents who have faced nursing home abuse or neglect, and for families who are often left without any real recourse when a loved one is harmed.

Until now, many nursing home residents who have been victims of mistreatment have been prevented from taking legal action due to... Read More

September 16, 2016

Have you been injured by a dangerous medical device? In this short video, Atlanta product liability attorney Robin Lourie explains what to do in order to secure compensation.

If you are in need of a defective medical device lawyer in Georgia, please contact Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance online or by calling (404) 662-3552 to schedule a free consultation at our Atlanta office today.

September 02, 2016

What should you do if you’re injured by an uninsured motorist in Atlanta? In the short video below, Georgia car accident lawyer Robin Lourie explains.

If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a car accident in or around Atlanta Georgia, please contact Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance online or by calling (404) 662-3552 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about your rights.

August 22, 2016

If you've been hurt in an accident, you may need the help of a personal injury lawyer. Take this quiz to see if our attorneys at Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC can help you:

 

To schedule a free case review so we can determine whether or not legal action would be helpful in your case, please contact us by calling (404) 662-3552. We are proud to serve clients in Atlanta, Georgia and the surrounding areas.

August 15, 2016

At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, our experienced attorneys handle the full range of personal injury cases. One of the areas where we focus is medical malpractice. If a doctor's failure to diagnose you with a disease caused you significant harm, you need to consult with an attorney.

If your doctor failed to diagnose a spinal epidural abscess, our Atlanta, Georgia, lawyer can help. Contact us at 404-662-3552.

WHAT IS AN EPIDURAL ABSCESS?

Epidural abscesses are quite... Read More

July 15, 2016
DID MEDICAL PERSONNEL FAIL TO DIAGNOSE A POST-OPERATIVE INFECTION?

After surgery, patients sometimes have a hard time getting doctors to pay attention to legitimate complaints warning of pending illness. Doctors may dismiss a patient's reports of pain as simply a normal part of an operation, and fail to investigate further into the nature of the complaints.

However routine it may seem, surgery is a major attack against the human body. A patient may be at an extraordinary risk of... Read More

July 06, 2016

This week, the Georgia Court of Appeals published two opinions affirming the dismissals of personal injury cases for failure to comply with the requirements of the Georgia Tort Claims Act.  In both cases, Judge Christopher McFadden authored the opinions in which Judges Miller and McMillian concurred.

In Silva v. Georgia Dep't of Transp., No. A16A0072, 2016 WL 2862652, (Ga. Ct. App. May 17, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of Janette A. Silva's suit against the... Read More

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