A lawsuit may include punitive damages. What do they mean? When the defendant’s conduct was especially egregious or aggravating circumstances exist, punitive damages may be awarded. In general, to show conscious indifference to consequences, the defendant must have shown “willful misconduct, malice, fraud, wantonness, oppression, or the wish for care.” O.C.G.A. § 51-12-5.1(b). Willful misconduct […]
During brake testing or mostly known as brake checking, you slam on your brakes sharply while driving along with another vehicle so that the unsuspecting car will slam on their brakes as well or swerve out of the way so that you will not cause an accident. Insurance companies consider the fault driver when they […]
The moment someone steps into your property, they have a reasonable expectation that they won’t get injured in the process. This automatically gives you the mandate of ensuring that my property is safe for everyone’s visitors. For instance, if a courier was visiting your premises, and he slipped and fell on an oil slick along […]
You might think that being a lawyer in Georgia is all just about the law. You would be wrong. There are some weird and strange laws on the books here. Georgia is pretty much full of weird, sometimes wholly ridiculous, laws you have to be on the lookout for if you are coming to our […]
Car accidents are some of the most distressing events we have to deal with in our daily lives, and many times we want to put the incident behind us as fast as possible and move on. Unfortunately, trying to avoid the stress and bother of this upsetting situation can hurt you in the long run […]
You might have serious questions about what to do next if you or a loved one was injured at work in Atlanta. Is the employer responsible or someone else? Should I file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim? When should I contact an Atlanta workplace accident injury lawyer? State and federal laws […]
Farming is a dangerous job. Every year, more than 120,000 people suffer injuries in farming accidents. At least 1,300 are fatal accidents. Tractor overturns or upsets account for more than half of fatal farm accidents. Our reputable and dedicated Atlanta Trucking Accident Attorneys at Singleton Law Firm LLC. can help victims involved in tractor accidents. Preventable Tragedies […]
A spinal cord injury, also known as a traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI), is one of the most severe parts of a spinal cord injury and can result in paralysis, loss of sensation, and even death. In a TSCI, an injury to the spinal cord interrupts the communication between the brain and the rest of […]
On February 2, 2021, 78-year-old Marjorie Lohman came within inches of losing her life when a big rig 18-wheel tractor-trailer hauling 78,000 pounds of gravel ran a red light in Pickens County, Georgia. Marjorie was the second car in line at the intersection, waiting for the red light to turn green. She had no warning […]
If you were injured while on someone else’s property, they may be liable for your injury. Slip and fall accidents happen under the body of personal injury laws in Atlanta, Georgia, if an accident is caused by a slip or tripping over something not intentionally created as part of the landscape design. Slip and fall […]
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