April 17, 2018

Valuing intellectual property in divorce

Intellectual property rights are rights to exclusive ownership and interest in the intangible assets such as trademarks, patents and copyrights. Intangible assets exist on paper and by operation of law and are not otherwise physical items that can be physically divided or split in a divorce. Whether a tangible, physical asset ….

March 18, 2018

Copyrights and Estate Planning

When people think about the items that make up their estate as they prepare to meet with their estate planning attorney, they typically think about items such as bank and retirement accounts, real estate, vehicles, jewelry, and items of value they have purchased. What some people may overlook is what will happen to their intellectual property when they pass…….

March 18, 2018

5 Motorcycle Safety Tips

It is fun and can be more cost effective to ride a motorcycle for your commute. However, it can be more dangerous than driving a car if you do not apply all safety measures. The National Highway Traffic Administration reports that a motorcyclist is 27 times more likely to die in an accident than someone in another vehicle. Usually, the failure of a rider to operate the motorcycle safely and follow the rules of the road are considered the cause of many of these deaths. Take a look at the following five safety tips to help keep you safe on the bike…..

March 17, 2018

Construction Accident

As a wrongful death attorney Dekalb County GA can attest, construction workers face some of the most perilous employment conditions in the country on a daily basis. Because the accidents are not restricted to the workers, additional care is taken on sites to ensure that the public is aware that construction is going on; ……

February 22, 2018

Estate Planning and Intellectual Property

No one likes to think of their own demise, which may be one of the reasons many people put off creating estate documents until very late in life. Usually when they finally get around to planning their estate, they tend to focus on physical assets — investments, real estate, jewelry, family heirlooms, money, etc. But what about intangible assets? Perhaps you have authored articles, possess trade secrets, created a brand for your business…….

February 21, 2018

Breach of Contract

As a personal injury attorney Dekalb County GA can attest, if you have ever been involved with a company or individual contractually, there has been a possibility that someone has attempted to or actually broken their word. While it is an unfortunate situation when two parties end up in court for breach of contract, ……

February 21, 2018

Medical Malpractice FAQ

My doctor did not inform me about the risks of my surgery/procedure, can I file a lawsuit?
As a medical malpractice lawyer, I receive frequent emails and calls about informed consent and whether or not a patient can sue a doctor after a procedure that they were not properly warned about. Before explaining the general answer to this question, it should be noted that every case is inherently different. For this reason if you believe medical malpractice occurred, your were misinformed, or did not give your consent to a procedure or treatment, please call an attorney……..

February 21, 2018

Can Good PR Help a Hospital’s Reputation Recover from a Medical Malpractice Suit?

When a person or company finds themselves cast in a negative light, the repercussions can carry on for a long period of time. The result could have a negative impact on the reputation of the business and how their community and potential consumers view them.

A hospital can be particularly vulnerable to wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuits because of the nature of the work that they do. …….