Category Archives: Personal Injury

3 Personal Injury Facts

3 Personal Injury Facts

Did you or a loved one get seriously injured due to another’s negligence? Read these 3 personal injury facts, then call our Georgia lawyers. 1) Personal Injury Case Timeline One of the primary questions we get asked as attorneys is how long it will take to settle a personal injury case. The honest answer is […]

Beginning Phases of a Personal Injury Case

Beginning Phases of a Personal Injury Case

When you are in the beginning phases of a personal injury case, you likely have a lot of questions and concerns. Our injury lawyers are here to help you through this the entire process of your case. Here is what you need to know. Hire a Lawyer When you’re looking for a personal injury attorney, […]

3 Personal Injury Questions

3 Personal Injury Questions

Were you injured due to someone else’s negligence? Check out these 3 personal injury questions that are commonly asked, then call our office. 1. What should I consider when hiring a personal injury attorney? When you’re looking for a personal injury attorney, you want to consider the nature of that attorney’s experience. Is this attorney […]

4 Considerations After a Personal Injury

4 Considerations After a Personal Injury

Are you considering what is going to happen in your personal injury claim? Check out these 4 considerations after a personal injury. Our lawyers can help you maximize your potential compensation. 1) Accepting the First Settlement Offer People often say that there are two certainties in life – death and taxes. If there’s a third […]

Georgia Personal Injury Guide

Georgia Personal Injury Guide

The Georgia Personal Injury Guide was created by Princenthal, May & Wilson, LLC, to help injured residents recover the compensation they deserve from the negligent party. Personal injury is a term that can mean a lot of things. There are many different types of accidents that can fall under the category of personal injury. We […]

Court Finds Arbitration Clause Waived Due to Delay in Demanding Arbitration

Court Finds Arbitration Clause Waived Due to Delay in Demanding Arbitration

The Georgia Court of Appeals chipped away at the trend to submit cases to arbitration whenever possible in SunTrust Bank v. Lilliston, 338 Ga. App. 738, 791 S.E.2d 614 (2016),  According to the court of appeals, this was a case of first impression. Relevant facts were not in dispute.  SunTrust Bank loaned about $500,000 to L-T […]

Employee Who Failed to Disclose Prior Work Injury Still Entitled to Workers’ Comp Benefits

Employee Who Failed to Disclose Prior Work Injury Still Entitled to Workers' Comp Benefits

McDuffie v. Ocmulgee EMC, 338 Ga. App. 200, 789 S.E.2d 415 (2016), illustrated an extremely convoluted decision from the Georgia Court of Appeals. Ten judges participated in this decision. Three judges wrote the “majority opinion.”  Three more judges concurred in part of that opinion and concurred in the judgment reached.  Three more judges concurred in […]

Business Records Properly Admitted Into Evidence at Trial

Business Records Properly Admitted Into Evidence at Trial

Wachovia Bank held a promissory note from Dianne Matthews for money she had borrowed.  Wells Fargo Bank acquired Wachovia and later filed suit against Matthews for breach of the promissory note. Matthews failed to answer the complaint and a default judgment was entered against her in the Forsyth County Superior Court.  A bench trial was […]