Smyrna Blog

on February 25th, 2017

5 dangerous causes of Alpharetta car accidents

While some car accidents are simply unavoidable, far more are the result of the negligent, reckless, or otherwise irresponsible behavior of a driver. In this blog, our Alpharetta car accident attorney discusses five of the most common and dangerous causes of car crashes here in Georgia. If you’ve been injured in any of these types…


5 common dangers during the holiday season

Each holiday season, tens of millions of Americans pack their bags and travel across the country to spend time with loved ones. While the holidays can be a time for friends and family, they can also give rise to many dangerous accidents. If you or someone you love has been hurt this holiday season, contact…


Common causes of Georgia trucking accidents

Any auto accident can cause serious or even fatal injury, but accidents involving big-rig trucks tend to be some of the most catastrophic. These vehicles are typically more than 5 times the size of even the largest SUVs, and can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Although negligent drivers of passenger cars are responsible for…


Lawsuit alleges energy drinks lead to serious health concerns

An Orlando based law firm filled a lawsuit last week against Monster Energy drinks claiming that these popular drinks have led to serious health concerns, and even death, and Monster isn’t the only high-caffeine drink that is facing lawsuits. Monster, Rockstar, Red Bull, and 5 Hour Energy are all facing litigation. The alleged side effects…


Injury liability for slip and fall accidents on icy surfaces

Weather sites are reporting a good chance of rain today, as well as cold weather tomorrow. This combination can lead to icy conditions for towns like Gainesville, Cumming, and Alpharetta. Should the unfortunate happen and you or someone you love slips you should be aware of the steps to take when injured in a slip…


Hoverboards pulled from major online retailers

Hoverboards, the hottest trend of 2015’s gift giving season are getting even hotter, and not in a good way. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has reported 12 incidents in the United States alone where the lithium ion batteries that power these hoverboards have caught fire and sometimes destroyed entire homes. A letter from the…


Martindale-Hubbel names Jonathan Brockman top rated lawyer

The personal injury lawyers of Jonathan R. Brockman are committed to providing the Metro Atlanta area with professional, caring, and committed law services for accident victims. Helping an injured client receive the justice they deserve is award enough for us, so when our firm is recognized for excellence in service, well, we just consider that…


Dangers of texting and driving video

In acknowledgement of the time-honored pastime known as Throwback Thursday we wanted to post the amazing video that was made for us by the students at West Forsyth High School here in Cummings, GA last year. We donated to their Color Run and in return they created great video about the dangers of texting and…


Worker's Compensation in Georgia (Part1)

Today begins our three part series on Worker’s Compensation in the state of Georgia. In the first part we will provide a basic introduction to Worker’s Comp, part two will cover how to file a claim, and in the final part we will talk about 3rd party personal injury claims. Part 1 – Introduction to…


Worker's Compensation in Georgia (part 2) – When You Need a Lawyer

Earlier this week we posted a brief introduction to Workers’ Compensation in the state of Georgia. We told you what workers’ compensation is, and answered some basic questions that we often receive from individuals who have been injured on the job. Today we’d like to discuss what to do if you have been injured, but…

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