Atlanta Personal Injury Law Blog

Atlanta, Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers

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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March 12, 2015

Our Atlanta nursing home abuse lawyers are skilled at helping families pursue justice and compensation for elderly relatives who suffered injuries and indignities as a result of neglect and abuse. But prevention is certainly preferable to post-abuse legal action.

The first step you can take begins even before your loved one begins his or her residency in a nursing home. Do your research. The internet contains an invaluable treasure trove of information on just about every Atlanta-area... Read More

March 05, 2015

Our Atlanta defective product lawyers always urge victims to retain the product that hurt them, whether it's a defective toy, vehicle part or medical device. This is vital for the future of your product liability case.

Of course, you should never hold on to a product that presents a danger to you and your family. If a product is a fire hazard or in any way threatens your health and wellbeing, you should absolutely dispose of it.

That said, keeping the product can prove... Read More

February 26, 2015

You've just experienced an auto accident. You're a little shaken up, but you don't feel hurt. Everything seems to be in good working order. No need to worry about going to the hospital, right?


Wrong, sadly. You should always seek medical attention after any auto accident. That's the advice our accident injury lawyers provide to friends, colleagues and prospective clients alike.

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February 16, 2015

Medical restraints can serve a valuable purpose in nursing homes. There's no denying that many nursing home residents suffer from conditions that make it difficult for them to hold still during needed medical treatments.


However, Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC's Atlanta nursing home abuse lawyers have seen just how these restraints can be mis-used and abused. This mis-use can cause... Read More

February 09, 2015

Because of the federal government's size and the amount of money it can bring to bear on certain problems, it is a tempting target for fraudsters. The False Claims Act, initially passed during the Civil War, imposes financial penalties on companies that defraud federal programs.


It is the government's chief weapon against fraudsters, and it is also the chief way by which whistleblowers protect... Read More

February 02, 2015

At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, we always urge the victims of a motor vehicle accident in the Atlanta area to move forward with legal action as quickly as possible. Our accident attorneys do this not because we underestimate how difficult your life has become, but because it's absolutely vital for your chances of success.

We know you're dealing with the physical and emotional trauma of your accident. But putting off... Read More

January 21, 2015

Intoxicated driving is a serious issue in Atlanta and throughout the country. But the problem is more serious than drunk driving, which is what we normally think of when we think of driving under the influence.

Indeed, our Atlanta truck accident lawyers have seen a number of wrecks involving commercial trucks that were caused in whole or in part by the intoxicated state of the truck's driver. In these cases, the intoxicant is rarely alcohol. Instead, truck drivers are often found to... Read More

January 21, 2015

Our Atlanta truck accident lawyers understand the importance of a vigorous investigation into the true cause of the accident that hurt you. That means pursuing liability wherever it might exist- and it often exists back at the headquarters of the trucking company.

This sort of knowledge comes only with decades of experience in truck accident litigation. We understand the particulars of truck accident liability, and we understand how trucking companies can make the roads more dangerous... Read More