Postal Workers Attacked by Dogs

Although postal workers all across the nation experienced less dog attacks in 2017 as compared to recent years, the statistics for these kinds of attacks are still strikingly high. The USPS released a report recently that stated 6,244 postal workers were attacked by dogs throughout the country. This is of course staggeringly high, but it …

Helping the Family Return to Normal – FAQ

The aftermath of a serious injury accident can last long after the settlement is reached or the trial ends. You’ll need plenty of patience as you continue to help your child and your family return to normal life. You’re also likely to encounter one or more bumps in the road. Let’s begin exploring some of …

After the Settlement or Trial: What You Can Do if Things Go Awry

On occasion, mistakes happen. Sometimes the defendant or the insurance company stalls on paying the settlement or underpays the settlement. Perhaps a judge makes an incorrect ruling of law. What recourse do you have, if things break down after the settlement is negotiated, or after the verdict is in? Let’s discuss a few scenarios so …

Wrongful Death as Boy Drowns at Daycare

The family of a 5-year-old boy is suing a day camp in south Fulton County for wrongful death after the boy was allowed to wander off and subsequently drowned. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the young boy’s name was Benjamin ‘Kamau’ Hosch III, and he died while attending Camp Cricket last July when the group …

Common Bike Accidents and How to Avoid Them

It’s true that Atlanta’s roads have become much safer for cyclists in recent years, but there still are a tremendous amount of accidents that involve cyclists, which generally are avoidable. Most of the time people are simply unaware of their surroundings while out on the road and pose serious risks to everyone around them, but …

Anatomy of a Personal Injury Settlement

In a personal injury case involving your child, what would a settlement look like? What aspects of the accident would be covered, and how much could you expect to receive? Once your attorney begins the negotiation process with the insurance company, you’re likely to hear phrases like “actual damages,” “pain and suffering,” “punitive damages” and …

Anatomy of the Insurance Company Negotiation Process

It’s been perhaps several weeks since the accident that injured your child; perhaps she is still undergoing treatment, or perhaps she’s been released to your care. You’ve dealt with the initial trauma and chaos surrounding this life-altering event. Now comes one of the most critical stages of your case: The all-important negotiation process with the …

First Contact with the Insurance Company

What NOT to Do Amid all you’ll be juggling in the days following an injury accident involving your child, you’re likely to get a phone call—from the other party’s insurance company. In most cases, the timing of this call won’t be coincidental. The insurance company has one goal in mind: To resolve this claim as …