What You Need to Know About License Points in Georgia

Points on a driver’s license aren’t something unique to Georgia. Most, if not every, state in the country has adopted a system of points. As they add up, points on a license can result in a suspension or revocation. If you live in Georgia...

What Elements Are Needed to Prove Assault?

You may feel overwhelmed and even frightened if you have been charged with assault in Georgia. As Atlanta assault defense attorneys, we represent clients who have been accused of this serious crime. We know that you may feel as if you have nowhere to...

Why Aren’t On-Field Sports Brawls Considered Assault or Battery?

On-field brawls aren’t uncommon in professional or amateur sports. Football players take a few swings, baseball players charge the mound, and even hockey players throw down the gloves. Players are ejected and some suspended. While it’s certai...

The Most Common Soft Tissue Injuries

FAST FACTS There are more than 12 million vehicle accidents every year. 75% of those injured in collisions still experience symptoms of their injuries six months after the crash. Approximately 20% of victims may have symptoms that worsen. Soft tissue...

Are 3D Printed Guns Legal or Not?

You can find anything on the Internet. Whether you are looking for a recipe or instructions for fixing your plumbing, you fire up your computer and begin searching. We do it every day. While these things are innocuous, what about those things availab...

School Zone Safety Tips for Pedestrians and Drivers

FAST FACTS There were an estimated 92 pedestrians killed in the first half of 2017. 0.8 pedestrians per 100,000 people were killed. Georgia is ranked 16th in the nation when it comes to pedestrian deaths. If you’ve driven down a neighborhood st...

Civil vs. Criminal Assault and Battery Cases

Many people are familiar with the term “assault and battery,” and mistakenly interchange the two terms. The crimes are not one in the same as far as Georgia law is concerned. Assault and battery are separate crimes, and are further broken...

Everything You Need to Know About Ignition Interlock Devices

If you are convicted of driving under the influence in Georgia, your Atlanta DUI lawyer may inform you that the judge has required you to install an interlock ignition device on your vehicle. You may have questions, and rightly so. There are misconce...

Feeling Weak Recently? It May Be From a Tick Bite

FAST FACTS: There were 221 confirmed cases of Lyme disease in Georgia between 2000 and 2016. It’s estimated that there are more than 2,000 cases of Lyme disease in the state. The highest number of reported cases occurred in 2008. Ticks are out in f...

Who Can Be Held Liable in an Atlanta Truck Accident?

FAST FACTS: Fatalities in Georgia involving a large truck numbered 135 in 2014. Over 8% of all fatal crashes in Georgia in 2014 involved a semi truck. About 88,000 trucks were involved in fatal crashes throughout the US in 2014. Drive down the highwa...

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