Usually our clients' disputes involve large insurance or corporate interests on the other side who have in-house counsel or large Atlanta law firms representing them. This is where we can help. Below we discuss key areas of law that directly affect typical situations that our clients face. Hopefully these brief summaries will help you to better understand your rights. Of course, these summaries are no substitute for legal counsel.
A DeKalb county father has been charged in connection with the auto accident that killed his 15-year-old daughter and critically injured his 11-year-old daughter.Read More
The national boating accident statistics published by the United States Coast Guard do not begin to address the great loss of life and limb that occurred again in 2010. The surviving families of these boating deaths are not statistics; they are you and me and everyone who enjoys boating the lakes, rivers and saltwater areas of this country. As an avid boater, I am regularly navigating all types of water, busy and remote, treacherous and serene.Read More
Today I read about another tragic boating accident on Lanier. I hate reading these newspaper accounts of what is almost always an avoidable tragedy. I have been involved in several of these deadly events in both Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona. Most recently, I was retained to represent a young widow of an engineer who was killed when he was struck by a pontoon boat on Lake Lanier. He was instantly killed.Read More
Investigations were underway Sunday to determine how two boats collided on Lake Lanier after dark, leaving one man dead and a woman seriously injured.Read More
State authorities were investigating Sunday how two boats collided in the darkness on Lake Lanier, leaving one man dead and a woman seriously injured.Read More
In January 2012, the Georgia Court of Appeals found that a home-based after school daycare had no home owner’s insurance for an injury to a child being cared for at the home. State Farm v. Bauman, 01-13-12. This is typical. Home owner’s insurance policies specifically exclude daycare operations within a home. This includes regular baby-sitting services for after school care.Read More
The Atlanta Journal Constitution (“AJC”) ran another article about the poor state of affairs in Georgia’s daycare industry. The AJC investigation found that 220 daycares received failing scores for at least two years in a row, and at least 200 of these centers are still open.Read More
Injuries to children in Georgia daycare centers seems to be on the rise. A recent news piece indicated that a study found there have been over 500 major incidents at Georgia child care centers.Read More
The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report in August 2011 entitled “Overview of Relevant Employment Laws and Cases of Sex Offenders at Child Care Facilities.” You can find the report here: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11757.pdf. The most disturbing finding of this intensive study was the following:Read More
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