What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases?

If you want to lodge a personal injury claim in Georgia you have got some time to do it, but not a lot. The statute of limitations for personal injury specifies in legal terms just how long you have, depending on the type of injury sustained. Most commonly, you have two years to file aRead More

Personal Injury Law in Georgia – When It’s Not Your Fault

Accidents happen all the time. Some result in serious injuries, some are fatal. We can all be careful and take safety precautions whatever we do, but accidents and any personal injury that may result is not always the fault of the person who gets hurt. If you are injured in an accident and decide toRead More

The Negligence Factor in Georgia Personal Injury Law

GA Personal Injury Negligence | Don Turner Legal

You might imagine that the “negligence factor” is a no-brainer when it comes to Georgia personal injury law. After all, if someone else did something that caused you harm they must be held responsible. But liability is not that simple, so if you or a loved one is injured, the negligence factor is a vitalRead More

What is the New Georgia Distracted Driving Law?

Did you know that Georgia has a new Distracted Driving Law? The Georgia Legislature recently passed House Bill 673, also known as the new Georgia Distracted Driving Law, which prohibits motorists from handling their cell phones or any electronic devices that may distract them while driving. This does not necessarily mean that motorists cannot useRead More

Fast Facts about Drunk Driving in Georgia

Drunk driving is a major problem on the roads of Georgia and across the nation. Though incidents are on the decline, hundreds of thousands of people every year are still injured and killed in car accidents related to drinking and driving. The scary thing is, though, that many people are unfairly charged with DUI everyRead More

How Can I Protect Myself If I Am In An Accident With An Uninsured Driver?

This question is very common. Nearly 12% of all Georgia drivers do not have car insurance coverage.  This means that if you are involved in an accident, there is a 1 in 8 chance that the other driver will be someone who does not have proper insurance to cover the expenses that result from theRead More

I’ve Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident – Now What?

Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of emergency room visits and the main cause for missed workdays.  If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, then you have likely missed work for medical appointments and to adequately recover from your injuries. You can potentially seek a settlement for damages ifRead More

9 Tips To Remember When Operating Your Motorcycle

Georgia is known for its great weather for most of the year, so it’s no surprise why so many motorcyclists find Georgia’s roads the perfect place to ride. Unfortunately, motorcycles are inherently dangerous due to a lack of protection and small size when struck by another motor vehicle. Many drivers are not aware of howRead More

5 Ways To Prevent Social Media From Affecting Your Legal Case

Social Media Affect Criminal Case | Don Turner Legal Team

Millions of people use social media every day to be updated on political news or celebrity sightings, and to stay in touch with long-distance relatives. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and other sites are constantly gaining new users who tend to post life updates very frequently, and sometimes even daily. We have all heard stories ofRead More

What Does The New Atlanta Marijuana Ordinance Mean?

You may have heard that Atlanta recently passed a city ordinance that “decriminalizes” the possession of marijuana, but what exactly does that mean? The Atlanta City Council recently voted unanimously to make the penalty for possession of one ounce or less a mere $75.00 fine. That is a big change from the former sentence thatRead More