“personal injury lawyers”

Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | October 13, 2014

While Halloween is a holiday, second only to Christmas, to which kids (and kids at heart alike) look forward to, it is also rife with opportunities for personal injury. From decorations to costumes to food safety, to be forewarned is to be forearmed. For many adults, some of the most fun to be had comes […]

Georgia Truck Crash Due to Possible Brake Failure Nets $3.2 Million Verdict

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | January 21, 2014

A jury of 12 deliberated for 12 hours before returning to the courtroom with a favorable verdict for the plaintiffs, a husband and wife from Flowery Branch, Georgia who were the unfortunate victims of a horrendous truck accident. After almost three years and countless hours of preparation, the Parks received an award in the amount […]

Drunk Driver Causes Death of Motorcyclist in Fatal Atlanta Collision

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | October 1, 2013

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a 24-year-old motorist crossed the center line of a Georgia roadway and struck a motorcyclist in the early hours of the morning just last month. The pair was traveling in opposite directions on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta when the auto accident occurred. Reports by DeKalb County police indicated that […]

Georgia Officials Caution against Boating and Driving During the Summer Months as New Boating Under the Influence Law (BUI) Comes With Stiffer Penalties

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 29, 2013

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, just a few words of caution: Don’t boat and drive. Around this time of year, and particularly during the summertime, Georgia residents are often warned about the dangers of operating fireworks. Holidays like the Fourth are also accompanied by the usual admonitions regarding drinking and driving. Pretty much […]

Proposed Georgia Law Meant to Keep Left Traffic Lane Clear and Cut Down on Car Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 26, 2013

Georgia may soon be the next state to enforce what others have already dubbed the “slow-poke” law. House Bill 459, introduced by Rep. Bill Hitchens, R-Rincon, was created to outlaw driving in the fast lane on Georgia’s congested highways unless attempting to overtake and pass another vehicle. Intended to keep “slow pokes” from meandering and […]

Georgia Supreme Court Elects to Uphold State Tort Reform Law That Divvies Up Damage Awards To Plaintiffs In Premises Liability Cases

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | August 23, 2012

A small victory for property owners took place in the legal arena this summer. In July, Georgia’s Supreme Court upheld the validity of a key tort reform law that permits juries to consider “the fault of [a personal injury plaintiff’s] assailants and apportion the amount of the damages based on the percentage of all those […]

Awareness Campaign Uses Skeleton Signs to Slow Down Drivers

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 16, 2011

Sometimes it takes a graphic image to incite people to do, or deter them from doing something. We’ve seen the strategy used in campaigns from everything to stopping consumers from smoking to striking fear in the hearts of drunk drivers. Now, one New York company has teamed up with New York City’s Department of Transportation […]