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Undercover Operation Results in 20 Arrests for Sexual Exploitation of Children

A four-day undercover operation in Bartow County, Georgia, nicknamed “Operation Paladin” resulted in the arrest of 20 men that had been using electric means to sexually solicit interactions with children. The investigation took months of planning by multiple different agencies. The Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force was involved as well and the men […]

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Can a School Be Held Responsible for a Child’s Injury?

A Georgia high school football player died after sustaining a severe brain injury during a game. Dylan Thomas, a student at Pike County High School, was taken from the game in critical condition. He underwent surgery at the hospital to help alleviate the swelling in his brain. Our hearts go out to his family and […]

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How Does the Attractive Nuisance Law Affect Child Personal Injury Claims?

According to the Georgia Attractive Nuisance Law, five elements must be met by the possessor of land for them to be subject to liability for the physical harm of a child that is trespassing upon their land. These five elements include the following:    The place has conditions that the owner already knows or has a […]

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Child Personal Injury Claims Are Somewhat Different Than Adult Claims

One person was arrested after causing a car crash that left a five-year-old in critical condition. Michelle Wierson, of Avondale Estates, is facing charges after her Volkswagen struck two cars. A Toyota Corolla had a child in the car and was stopped at a red light when Wierson continued into the intersection and caused the […]

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Filing a Civil Lawsuit in Cases of Child Molestation

A piano teacher from Roswell, Georgia has been arrested for charges of child molestation. The teacher had been teaching for decades and had access to dozens of students; two victims came forward with claims of molestation between 2008 and 2012. The teacher, Troy Palmer, is believed to have molested multiple other victims. He is currently […]

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Playground Danger Liability: Who pays if my child is injured on dangerous equipment?

Some 200,000 children are injured each year on playgrounds. These children, ages 14 and younger, are injured so severely that they require emergency treatment. These injuries cost over $1 billion annually. Approximately 75 percent of the nonfatal injuries happen on public playgrounds, and about 70 percent of all fatal playground injuries take place on home […]

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Motorcycle Helmets and Your Safety

Motorcycle Helmets and Your Safety You know what it feels like to ride a motorcycle: it’s exhilarating, refreshing, and thrilling. It gives you energy, and fills you with happiness-inducing endorphins. But that freedom comes at a price: Motorcycles can be supremely dangerous. Just one motorcycle accident, even a minor one, can spell huge disaster for […]

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Atlanta Bicycle Crashes

Atlanta Bicycle Crashes In Atlanta, bicycle crashes happen very frequently.  Fortunately, these crashes can be avoided. Naturally, bicycle crashes occur most often in areas with more traffic, such as downtown and midtown Atlanta. However, bicycle crashes can happen anywhere. To avoid being involved in a bike crash in or around Atlanta, there are some safety […]

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What You Need to Know About Damages in an Atlanta Car Accident Case

What You Need to Know About Damages in an Atlanta Car Accident Case According to an August 2017 article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, four people were taken to the hospital after an I-20 crash. Police reported the Atlanta car accident happened around 8:00 a.m. near Lee Road. All lanes were reopened about two hours later. Four […]

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