Category Archives: Wrongful Death
How Are Wrongful Death Damages Divided In Georgia?
The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences that a person can go through. Losing a loved one can, however, be even more devastating when it was the result of someone else’s carelessness. In these cases, the surviving family members of the accident victim could be entitled to financial… Read More »
How Does The Georgia Statute Of Limitations Apply To Minors And Estates?
There is always a time limit to file a personal injury lawsuit in Georgia. This is known as the statute of limitations. For personal injury cases, such as a lawsuit arising from a car accident, the limitations period is generally two years from the date of the accident. If someone is killed in a… Read More »
Emory Can’t Force Arbitration Of Infant Wrongful Death Suit
By Rosie Manins · Listen to article Editing by Daniel King Law360 (March 1, 2022, 6:04 PM EST) — Emory Healthcare Inc., one of Georgia’s largest health networks, can’t arbitrate wrongful death claims in relation to a patient’s baby, the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday, affirming a lower court’s decision.A three-judge appellate panel found Ille and… Read More »
C&H Paving Truck Accident Results in Fatality
John Mckie was left dead as the result of a deadly truck crash in Appling on Wednesday, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reports. The fatal car accident in Columbia County occurred on Cobbham Road in Appling, and was the result of a collision between a Ford F-150 and a dump truck. The dump truck… Read More »
Atlanta Man Dies in Boating Accident on Lake Oconee
On Lake Oconee, a 27-year-old man named Ian Clough was tragically killed after being thrown off of a boat and struck by the boat’s propeller. The 27-year-old was an avid traveler and had a passion for learning about other cultures. The victim was visiting Lake Oconee with a group of college friends from the… Read More »
Electric Scooter Rider Killed by Bus in Atlanta
A 37-year-old man named Brad Alexander was struck and killed by a CobbLinc bus while riding an electric scooter in Midtown Atlanta, making it the second electric scooter accident death in the city. Law enforcement believes the bus driver was turning right when they hit the victim on Peachtree Street, leaving the victim trapped… Read More »