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Auto Regulators Try To Block Apps To Reduce Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving has become a leading cause of auto accidents in Atlanta and throughout the United States.  Unfortunately, even though motorists are aware of the dangers of distracted driving and even though laws prohibit various kinds of distracted driving, motorists continue to use their phones to talk, text, and email.  Cell phone use and the use of other electronics devices can delay reaction times, cause inattention blindness, and make crashes far more likely to happen. Distracted drivers should be held accountable for collisions and an Atlanta distracted driving accident attorney  should be consulted by those harmed by unsafe motorists.  Glass & Robson...

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Should Senior Drivers Be Subject To More Regulations To Avoid Accidents

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The population is aging rapidly, which could pose problems for the safety of U.S. roads since older drivers are at greater risk of collisions. According to Pew Charitable Trusts, more than 60 million seniors will be on U.S. roads in 2030.  Many of these seniors could face physical and mental declines that reduce their driving abilities, and many will be on prescription medications that also impact their ability to operate their vehicles effectively. If a senior driver cause a collision, an Atlanta car accident lawyer can provide representation to victims in pursuing a case for compensation against the older motorist.  Unfortunately, these cases...

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How Do I Know If I’ve Suffered A Personal Injury?

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A personal injury, according to legal standards, consists of any injury to the body, mind, or emotions that were caused by the action of someone else. There are many different types of personal injuries--- for example, traffic accidents, medical and dental accidents, accidents in the home, product defects and industrial diseases. However, not all personal injury cases involve a direct, immediate physical injury as the basis for the personal injury claim. Mental anguish or psychological trauma can be the foundation of a lawsuit. Post-traumatic stress disorder, loss of self-image, loss of affection, and general emotional distress which is caused by the...

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Hurt During Holiday Shopping? Who’s Responsible for Accidents in Atlanta Stores?

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Holiday shopping is a tradition during the festive season. In addition to Black Friday, Christmas Eve is also one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Unfortunately, on any day during the holidays, there is a risk of an injury in a store in Atlanta. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that approximately 250 injuries occur every single day during the holiday season. Many of those injuries occur while trying to buy gifts for others. If you are hurt in a retail establishment of any sort, from a boutique to a major shopping mall, you need to know what your rights...

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After Nixing Multiple Settlement Offers, Insurer Is Hit With $850K Verdict

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The lawyers for a woman who was injured in a car wreck said they bent over backward to give the defendant driver's insurer a chance to tender her $100,000 policy limits before taking the case to trial, extending the deadline to respond and going so far as to have the plaintiff's surgeon speak to the claims adjuster and confirm that cervical surgery would be necessary. But the insurer, State Farm, never offered more than $22,500 to settle the admitted-liability case; a Cobb County jury decided the woman's injuries were worth $850,000. "We paid a significant amount so they could talk to the...

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How to Handle a Slip and Fall In Atlanta Georgia

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As you make a usual stop at the grocery store and browse the aisles, you slip and fall on a wet floor. Once the embarrassment wears off, you realize you are hurt. The first thing that comes to many people’s minds is that their fall was purely an “accident” -- no one’s fault but their own. Slip and Fall at a retail store in Georgia If you or a loved one were injured by a slip and fall at a retail store, you are not alone. Roughly 8 million hospital emergency room visits occur each year due to slip and fall incidents...

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Robert F. Glass Has Been Named 10 Best in Georgia by American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney’s

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Georgia’s Personal Injury Attorney Robert F. Glass as 2015 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the "10 Best" list must pass AIOPIA's rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOPIA’s independent evaluation. AIOPIA's annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during...

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Glass & Robson Receives Client’s Choice Award

The attorneys of Glass & Robson, a personal injury law firm representing victims and their families, were recently awarded the 2015 Client's Choice Award by Avvo, a preeminent online legal service directory and rating system.  The Client's Choice Award is only awarded to those law firms that have demonstrated superior level of commitment and service to their clients.  To speak with an attorney at our firm, please call (404) 751-4702 for a free consultation....

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Choosing a Nursing Home

According to the 2010 Census, there are 40.3 million people living in the U.S. who are age 65 or older. This represents 13% of the U.S. population. By 2050, this number will increase to 20%. As seniors age, the nursing home population will continue to swell. Overall health and wellness, personal safety, and security are essential considerations to make when evaluating a nursing home for your loved one. Choosing a nursing home that gives your family member or loved one sufficient and appropriate personal and medical attention is necessary in order to protect your loved one against nursing home abuse, injury,...

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Robert Glass Attends Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Seminar

Robert F. Glass of Glass & Robson, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia, spent April 30, 2015 to May 3, 2015 learning from some of the best trial lawyers, jury consultants, and psychodramatists in the United States at the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Regional Seminar on Opening Statement in Austin, Texas. The Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College ("TLC") is an organization based out of Dubois, Wyoming, that offers courses and seminars developed over Gerry Spence's highly successful career of helping his clients win in the courtroom. The Texas Regional Seminar focused specifically on opening statements, the first scene of a trial where the...

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