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Great Trials Podcast Interview - Laguerre v. Cajun Contractors, Inc.

The National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40 honoree Bethany Schneider of Schneider Law, P.C. and three-time Georgia Super Lawyers honoree Betty Davis of The Davis Injury Firm LLC discuss a recent personal injury case involving a metro Atlanta hotel, a general contractor, a subcontractor, and a Haitian cab driver. Struck by an 8-foot metal pipe falling from the construction site four floors above, cab driver Max Laguerre sustained a traumatic brain injury, due to a lack of safety precautions taken by Cajun Contractors, Inc. In June, a DeKalb County, Georgia…Read More

What is a Personal Injury Case?

A personal injury case is a civil claim that the victim of another person or company’s negligence can make under the law. What that means is that if one suffers from an injury that arises out of an event, such as an automobile collision, a slip & fall, a mistake that a medical provider made in treatment, a workplace injury, the use of a defective product or drug, and many other types of situations, then that person may make a claim for compensation for his/her injuries, pain and suffering, medical…Read More

What is the Timeline for Settlement of a Car Accident Case After a Demand is Sent in Georgia?

Demanding Payment:  Timeline of Settlement One of my clients recently asked me about how long it would take to settle her case from the date we sent off a demand to the insurance company in her car wreck case. Before even sending a demand, a claimant in a personal injury case needs to complete his or her medical treatment, so that amount of time will vary according to the injuries and treatment. After the treatment is completed and the medical bills and records are gathered (that normally takes at least…Read More

5 Things You Should Do After Having a Slip & Fall

If you are severely injured on someone else’s property because of a dangerous condition that should not be there, you’re probably not thinking about what you need to be doing to preserve a legal claim. Nonetheless, there are certain steps that you can take that will help strengthen or preserve your potential legal claim based upon Georgia’s premises liability laws. Report the incident to the property owner. Take photographs. Obtain medical treatment as soon as possible. Talk to witnesses and get their contact information. Ask the business to preserve any…Read More