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Can I sue someone if I slip on their sidewalk in Macon? Published in Personal Injury,slip and fall accidents on December 28, 2018.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone’s sidewalk in Macon, you may consider seeking legal help. Many slip and fall accidents result in simple bruises that will heal easily and quickly. But in other cases, a slip and fall accident on someone’s sidewalk can result in broken bones and serious brain trauma. These types… READ MORE

Can I sue for a slip and fall that happened at work? Published in slip and fall accidents,Workers Compensation on November 21, 2018.

If you slip and fall at work, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides accident insurance which can pay you a percent of your income, your medical bills, and your rehabilitation costs if you suffered an on the job accident. If you want to “sue” for a slip and fall accident that happened at work, you want to file… READ MORE

Slip & Fall Published in slip and fall accidents on June 30, 2018.

Slip and fall law is complicated, and you’re going through enough turmoil being the victim of such unfortunate circumstances. The legal experts at Nelson & Smith are ready to put years of experience to use in order to prove negligence of the property owner responsible for your accident. Contact us today to schedule a free case evaluation. For more information… READ MORE

How can I prove fault in a slip and fall case? Published in slip and fall accidents on June 4, 2018.

Slip and fall incidents are one of the most complex cases when it comes to proving fault, and one of the reasons is a lack of evidence. Personal injury victims very rarely realize the importance of proving (without a doubt) that the property owner is to blame for their injuries. Our Milledgeville slip and fall lawyer is very experienced with… READ MORE

Can I get a fair settlement for a wet surface injury? Published in Premises liability,slip and fall accidents on April 27, 2018.

The law in Georgia imposes a duty on property owners to keep their spaces clear of encumbrances. In the simplest terms, this means that if you’re injured in a business, you may have a legal claim against the owner. Some of the most common cases entail wet surfaces. If you’re walking through a business property and another customer has spilled… READ MORE

How much time do you have to sue after a slip and fall? Published in slip and fall accidents on March 26, 2018.

There are many aspects to civil law in Georgia that can affect your ability to file a personal injury lawsuit, such as those involved a slip and fall accident. One of the most pressuring restrictions has to do with the time frame in which you may file your lawsuit, which is known in legal terms as a statute of limitations.… READ MORE

What are the premises liability laws in a slip and fall case in Georgia? Published in slip and fall accidents on February 12, 2018.

When you go to a restaurant, hotel, bar, club, or other public places of business, you expect to be safe. You should walk out of such a venue as healthy and sound as you walked into it. The managers and staff are obligated to put the safety of their customers first—no matter how busy they get on any particular day.… READ MORE

When can you hire a Slip and Fall Attorney? Published in slip and fall accidents on January 5, 2018.

When it comes to slip and fall cases, you have every right to file a claim against the insurance company yourself. Although you may be a very organized individual and think you have clear evidence proving that you were the victim, things might not play out that way when it comes to the court. Insurance company lawyers are paid big… READ MORE

What Are the Most Common Causes for Slip-And-Fall accidents? Published in Personal Injury,slip and fall accidents on November 23, 2017.

Slip-and-fall accidents are some of the most painful and humiliating experiences that one can have, yet they are very common. The National Floor Safety Institute reports that such accidents are responsible for 8 million hospital visits every year. The National Safety Council reports that one out of every three senior citizens falls each year. Those are some serious statistics. The… READ MORE

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