Recently, a jury found the man who caused the death of famous singer Usher’s young son in a boating accident guilty as reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution on February 21, 2014. The accident was a senseless tragedy that could have been avoided with proper safety being exercised.
Continue reading Boating Accidents Can Cause Death, And Responsible Parties Can Be Held Criminally Liable In Georgia
As a follow up to the blog that I posted February 13, 2014 titled Owners’ Responsibility to keep their Animals on their own Premises to avoid Injuries and Deaths in Georgia , a young girl of age 9, Emma Carolina Johnson, was kicked in the head in Cherokee County Georgia by a mule who had escaped into a neighbor’s pasture where Emma was innocently carrying a bucket of feed. She was kicked in the head and knocked unconscious by said mule.
Continue reading Girl, Age 9, Kicked by Wandering Mule still Faces a Long Road to Recovery
On December 29, 2013 a new bride from Ballground, Georgia, just North of Canton, GA, Kali Dobson Quinton, was a passenger in a car driven by her husband, Ryan Quinton, after their wedding that day when Ryan swerved to avoid a dog in the roadway whereby the car overturned ejecting Ms. Quinton, age 25, and killing her at the scene after being trapped under the vehicle when it came to rest. This is a senseless tragedy and the end of a young woman’s life who had everything to look forward to after her wedding day. Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Ms. Quinton.
Continue reading Owners’ Responsibility to keep their Animals on their own Premises to avoid Injuries and Deaths in Georgia
Almost every day in Canton, Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, and the Entire State of Georgia we hear of a child abuse case, child neglect case, or a child’s death. At the same time, we hear about a sluggish economy and that even highly skilled professionals with advanced education and degrees such as Attorneys can’t get jobs. Well, I have a job for every Attorney who is willing to work, and both offer training and both are desperately needed in our society: Guardian Ad Litems (Attorneys for Children) and Child Welfare Attorneys. I have served as a Guardian Ad Litem in many cases and I have found this to be some of the most rewarding work that I have done in my almost 20 years of practicing law.
Continue reading Call for Action to Attorneys in Georgia: Guardian Ad Litems and Child Welfare Attorneys Needed
A woman broke her ankle at the Georgia Dome when she was directed by a security guard to a shorter line and then fell over a barricade. She recovered over $ 200,000.00 in damages, and was held partially responsible in the incident since she had been drinking. The law that governs these types of cases in Georgia is called Premises Liability. Similarly, these same Premises Liability laws apply in Canton, GA to retailers for shoppers in their stores.
Continue reading Premises Liability at the GA Dome: The Premises Liability Law also applies in Canton, GA