Atlanta Personal Injury Law Blog

Atlanta, Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers

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

April 14, 2015

According to many studies, the lifetime costs of a traumatic brain injury can reach upwards of $1 million. Pursuing the compensation you deserve after such an injury is crucial, and that's why you need an experienced Atlanta brain injury lawyer.

$1 million for a single brain injury might seem extraordinary, but the long-term costs of these injuries are truly staggering. Every injury is unique, of course, and your medical needs might be different than those of other victims.

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April 07, 2015

All accidents are serious, as are any resulting injuries. But catastrophic personal injuries are radically different in severity. Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC are equipped to help Atlanta-area residents in the aftermath of a devastating personal injury.

You're facing difficult times after a catastrophic personal injury, and you need as much help as you can get. Our personal injury lawyers can assist by:

Connecting you with specialists and medical experts who can provide... Read More
March 26, 2015

As a society, we recognize two competing realities. First, someone who is hurt as a result of another person's negligence deserves some form of compensation for their injuries. Second, it's hardly fair or just for the person responsible to go to prison as a result of simple negligence.

This is where personal injury law comes in. Whether you suffered a motor vehicle accident or some other incident that resulted in a meaningful injury, personal injury law exists to help you in this... Read More

March 19, 2015

Medical malpractice litigation is among the most complicated and difficult fields of legal practice. As such, finding the right Atlanta malpractice lawyer is crucial if you are to have a legitimate chance of pursuing the justice and compensation to which you are entitled.

The crucial element to look for in a malpractice lawyer is experience. And not just generalized legal experience- you need an attorney with a proven track record of success in medical malpractice litigation.

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