Tag Archives: Personal Injury Lawyer Georgia
A Potential Legal Pitfall: Personal injury claims against Georgia counties must be presented in writing to the county within 12 months after the injury date.
A recent Georgia Court of Appeals ruling made it clear that persons with potential personal injury claims against a county in the State of Georgia must present their claims in writing to the county in the manner prescribed by law within 12 months of the injury date. The statute of limitations or time limit for personal injury lawsuits in Georgia, […]
Is there any insurance that may cover injuries to a pedestrian hit by a car that leaves the scene of the accident?
Yes. The pedestrian’s automobile policy may provide coverage under the uninsured motorist provisions of the policy. Please read the policy and comply with the terms of the policy concerning reporting the incident to your insurance company. Short reporting time periods may be applicable. Please contact Rumsey & Ramsey at (770) 394-9400 to discuss your case with an attorney.
In Georgia, can a person sue a Georgia county or city for personal injuries as the result of improper medical care while in their jail?
Yes. Failure to provide proper medical care to a prisoner while he/she is in the custody of a Georgia city, a Georgia county, or the State of Georgia, can result in a personal injury lawsuit for damages against the responsible governmental entity that has custody of the prisoner. In such cases, the city, county, and state do not have immunity protecting them from a lawsuit. Please contact Rumsey […]
$1,360,000 Judgment awarded to Georgia Tech student injured while riding on sideboard of Georgia Tech Ramblin Reck Model A.
The Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed a judgment awarding $1,360,000 to a Georgia Tech student injured while he was riding on the sideboard of the Georgia Tech mascot car known as the Ramblin Reck. The student was injured when the inside handle he was holding as he was riding on the outside running board of the car separated from the […]