Understanding and appreciating the interplay between state law and the federal regulatory scheme and the obligations imposed on trucking companies is critical to ensuring that an individual injured or killed by a big rig, tractor trailer, 18 wheeler or other commercial vehicles is compensated to the full extent of the law.
Our firm has handled a substantial number of significant wrongful death cases throughout Georgia which claims are governed by Georgia’s Wrongful Death Act (the “Act”) found at Official Code of Georgia Annotated § 51-4-1, et seq.
Successful premises liability claims can take many forms: slip and falls or trip and falls, maintaining dangerous or unrepaired conditions, and negligent security to protect against criminal acts, among others. The ways in which these claims can arise are really too numerous to list but the consequences can be life-changing.
Medical and nursing home malpractice can take many forms. Waiting too long to diagnose or treat a medical condition, treating the medical condition incorrectly or not treating the medical condition at all. In any scenario, the consequences can be catastrophic.
This can take the form of police brutality, including death, both inside and outside the jail or prison, denial of medical treatment or humane living conditions inside a jail or prison, and failing to protect inmates from violence at the hands of other inmates, among other scenarios. These are highly complex claims that only experience informs.