On March 17, 2015 an Article was published titled, “Sheriffs Can Ignore Private Process Servers, Judge Rules,” and it was determined that the article was both informative and accurate, but not without concern. Said concern was expressed by attorneys that the article may suggest that the Private Process Servers in Georgia may no longer by able and authorized to duly serve process. Naturally, this is a valid concern since service of process and perfection of the same whether it be by the Sheriff, a Private Process Server, or a Certified Process Server is the door that opens a case for litigation, and without proper service a case may be delayed for days, weeks, months, and in some rare cases years, or it may be dismissed and not pursued at all. It is, therefore, imperative in litigation that the process of service is perfected properly in order for the case to proceed.
Continue reading When choosing a Process Server for your Next Litigation Case Proceed with Caution and Choose Wisely: Don’t Fall Into the Trap of the Inperfection of Service of Process
At 11:00 a.m. on a clear day under dry and level road conditions on I-20 in Georgia, a tractor-trailer driven by Billy Ray Outlaw going 60-65 miles per hour slammed into another tractor-trailer driven by Allen Pace, a former war veteran. The impact, the equivalent of more than 4 million lbs. of force, was so hard that it caused the container that was on Pace’s rig to tip over on its side, it broke the 5th wheel of said rig, and it knocked the rig almost 300 ft. down the roadway causing the entire rig and its contents to be completely destroyed, and causing permanent physical injuries to Allen Pace.
Continue reading A Federal Jury Awards the Plaintiff $ 3.8 Million in Compensatory Damages for a Tractor-Trailer Collision in Newton County, Georgia
Just before 6:00 p.m. in November, 2011, Attorney Albert “Buddy” Dallas was traveling South on Georgia Highway 171 when the lane in which he was traveling was blocked by a logging truck owned by Bass Logging, Inc. and driven by Bennie Dixon. Unable to stop , Mr. Dallas’ pickup truck crashed into the logging truck causing Mr. Dallas to suffer broken vertebrae in his neck and back, and his shoulders were disconnected from his collarbone.
Continue reading The Jury in a Tractor-Trailer Logging Truck Case in Washington County, Georgia Awards $ 16.5 Million to the Plaintiffs
In order to have a safe work environment, it is important to start with having the proper safety procedures in place in the working environment. It is then important that employees are properly trained about hazardous conditions in the workplace and how to maintain safety in the workplace. Finally, it is important that the employees use the tools given to them from their employer and if the employee seeks additional information, then the employee can ask the employer for more guidance and/or the employee can seek guidance from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
Continue reading Workers’ Compensation in Georgia: How to Maintain Safety on the Job
This is my second blog post where I discuss a Medical Malpractice Case out of the State Court of Fulton, County Georgia and the first blog post is titled, “A Medical Malpractice Case in Fulton County, Georgia whereby a Plaintiff, even with Injuries that were caused by the Defendant, lost the case as the Plaintiff failed to prove that the Standard of Care was Breached: VIDEO included ~ part one.”
Continue reading A Medical Malpractice Case in Fulton County, Georgia whereby a Plaintiff, even with Injuries that were caused by the Defendant, lost the case as the Plaintiff failed to prove that the Standard of Care was Breached: VIDEO included ~ part two
Continue reading A Medical Malpractice Case in Fulton County, Georgia whereby a Plaintiff, even with Injuries that were caused by the Defendant, lost the case as the Plaintiff failed to prove that the Standard of Care was Breached: VIDEO included ~ part one