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April 2017 Archives

Family sues Jeezy for wrongful death in 2014 shooting

Georgia rap fans may recall the 2014 shooting that happened at a concert that was headlined by Jeezy and Wiz Khalifa in 2014. In the incident, a concert promoter died after he was shot backstage at the concert. The concert promoter's family has filed a lawsuit against Jeezy for wrongful death.

Filing premises liability lawsuits against big box stores

When Georgia shoppers are injured at a big box store, they may not be sure what they need to do in order to seek compensation for their medical bills and other damages. While they may be able to work with a claims representative to recover damages if they suffer an injury that was caused by another customer, a personal injury attorney may need to assist with filing a lawsuit if the person is suing the store.

Don't let your right to recovery slip away after a slip and fall

Did you suffer injuries as the result of a slip and fall? It is possible that this was an accident, but there is a chance that factors beyond your control contributed to what happened to you. Many slip-and-fall incidents are the result of negligent maintenance and safety hazards, yet many victims assume that their injuries are the result of their own clumsiness or inattentiveness.

Assumption of risk in premises liability cases

Bar, nightclub and concert venue owners in Georgia and around the country are expected to do all that they reasonably can to ensure the safety of their patrons, and they are usually held responsible when preventable accidents occur. However, there are exceptions to this general rule. Premises liability lawsuits may not be successful in circumstances where the plaintiffs failed to take reasonable steps to protect themselves from injury.

Don't park your safety at the entrance of the lot

If you work in a busy Georgia city, or venture to town on occasion to take in a show or visit your favorite restaurant with friends, you may be familiar with various parking lots provided in the area. Some lots are small and quite challenging to navigate, especially if you drive a large vehicle; others stretch a quarter mile or more. Although a convenient place to leave your car while enjoying a night on the town, it can be a little unnerving getting in and out of a parking lot, especially if you're traveling alone.

Guardrails may cause serious injuries or fatalities

Some Georgians can be severely injured or killed when they strike guardrails, especially when they hit the end portion of the rails. Cases have been reported in which the guardrail endpoints slice through vehicles that hit them rather than deflecting away from the cars. Some of these problems are caused by design flaws while others result from the negligent maintenance of breakaway cables that are supposed to cause the guardrails to deflect away from the vehicles upon impact.

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