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Author: Jimmy Grant

Watch Your Step: ‘Slip and Fall’ in Georgia

Aug 29, 2018
Businesses, hotels, and apartment complexes in Georgia all share one common trait: The owners of these premises have a legal responsibility to those who enter them. Although it is impossible...

Public Shootings and Civil Suits: Who is Accountable for Survivor Injuries?

Aug 22, 2018
From a vantage point 32 stories high inside the Mandalay Bay hotel, Stephen Paddock took 58 innocent lives and injured 527 in an act of domestic terrorism the level of...

Safety Tips for Bicycle Riding on Georgia Roadways

Aug 5, 2018
In April, a University of Georgia professor was killed when a pick-up truck rammed her from behind, tossing her and her bicycle across the road. The bicyclist was doing everything right and...

Children Dying in Hot Cars: Preventable Tragedies

Jul 25, 2018
By the end of May 2018, at least nine children in the U.S. died from being left unattended in a hot car. A nine-month old baby died after she was left for more...

7 Tips for Motorcycle Safety in the Summer

Jun 26, 2018
No matter how much fun it is to ride a motorcycle, the thrill must be balanced with safety. Motorcycles pose significant dangers that other vehicles do not present on the...

Hands-Free Georgia Act

Jun 16, 2018
What you need to know about the new law Believe it or not, texting while driving is as dangerous as drunk driving – sometimes even more dangerous. The director of...

The Risk of Being a Good Samaritan

May 24, 2018
There was a time when bystanders in most states were afraid to help strangers in need of care. They were afraid that they would later be sued by injured victims...

Who is Responsible When a “Self-Driving” Car Crashes?

May 12, 2018
Unfortunately, Joshua Brown made history on May 7, 2016.  He was the first person killed in a self-driving vehicle, when his car crashed into a tractor-trailer that was legally crossing...

Food Poisoning

May 3, 2018
It’s only the first quarter of 2018 and we’ve seen multiple nation-wide recalls of certain food items that are suspected of causing food poisoning illnesses like Salmonella, Listeria, and E.coli....

Spring Break and Auto Accidents

Apr 25, 2018
The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that in 2017, 1,549 people were killed in car accidents on Georgia roadways. More than half of those killed were not wearing their seatbelts....