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Monthly Archives: January 2024

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A Landlord’s Mistakes Can Endanger Tenants

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

While we don’t often think about landlords as shouldering a particularly important responsibility, the reality is that landlords and property managers do need to take certain steps to keep tenants safe. Those who fail in this duty end up leaving tenants and their guests at serious risk of injury, whether from a slip and… Read More »

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Car Accidents On Rural Georgia Roads

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

The act of driving is a hazardous one, so using any type of roadway comes with a certain amount of risk. There are, however, specific kinds of roads that tend to be more dangerous than others. In Georgia, for instance, there is a much higher risk of being involved in a car accident on… Read More »

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Can I Get a Concussion if I Didn’t Actually Hit My Head?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Concussions are one of the most commonly sustained head injuries, occurring when someone strikes his or her head against another object, or when the head is whipped forward and backwards suddenly and at great speed. These types of movements can cause damage to the brain cells, which in turn can manifest in a number… Read More »

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Who Pays for Car Repairs After a Georgia Car Accident?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Most people who manage to avoid sustaining a serious injury in a car accident rightfully count themselves lucky. Unfortunately, even those who end up avoiding a physical injury will still likely have some degree of vehicle damage that they need to address. This process can end up being more complicated than most people expect,… Read More »

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What are the Most Common Types of Truck Accidents in Georgia?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Truck accidents have become an increasingly serious problem on U.S. roadways, causing catastrophic and sometimes deadly injuries and devastating property damage. While all truck accidents are different, they do tend to fall under certain categories, including jackknife accidents and rollover crashes. Having a good understanding of the many types of truck accidents in which… Read More »

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Car Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

The majority of car accidents are the result of driver error, which can include everything from speeding or violating a traffic law to swerving or falling asleep at the wheel. One of the most frustrating and avoidable causes of car accidents, however, is drunk driving. Despite decades of public awareness campaigns and increasingly severe… Read More »

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The Importance of Adjusting Your Driving in Bad Weather

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Georgia is known for its unpredictable weather, especially during the winter months, when sudden cold snaps and storms make icy roads a very real possibility. While there are steps that all drivers can take to help avoid being the cause of a bad weather accident, there is no way to guarantee that other drivers… Read More »

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The Emotional and Financial Tolls of Wrongful Death

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Losing a loved one unexpectedly is a devastating experience whenever it happens and whatever the cause. However, the loss of a loved one due to someone else’s avoidable negligence can be particularly frustrating, leaving families overwhelmed with grief and financial uncertainty. Negligent and reckless individuals who cause these kinds of wrongful deaths can and… Read More »

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$12,500,000 Settlement – Negligent Security

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Shiver Hamilton Campbell successfully resolved a wrongful death case arising out of the tragic shooting of a young man after thieves broke into his car parked in an Atlanta apartment complex deck. Criminals casually walked into the parking deck undiscovered because the apartment complex failed to repair entrance gates designed to prevent unauthorized entry… Read More »

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$140,000,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability / Wrongful Death

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Shiver Hamilton Campbell attorneys Jeff Shiver and Darrell Hinson secured the largest jury verdict in Georgia in 2023. The case involved the death of George Hughes, a 63-year-old man who died in a fire at an apartment complex where he lived as a tenant. Mr. Hughes’ family retained SHC to get answers to questions… Read More »

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