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James Robson to Speak at 2015 GTLA Convention

James A. Robson, co-founding partner of (Glass & Robson, LLC), has been asked to speak at the 2015 Georgia Trial Lawyers (GTLA) Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. James will give a presentation to the New Lawyers Division on "Running Your Own Successful Personal Injury Practice." Several hundred personal injury attorneys from throughout Georgia are expected to attend the 2015 convention. The GTLA Annual Convention is a two-day seminar being held this year in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Ritz=Carlton hotel in Buckhead. Founded in 1956, the GTLA is a non-profit members-only organization dedicated to strengthening and upholding Georgia citizens' access to the...

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Glass & Robson Present at Mercer Law School Trial Practice Class

Robert Glass and James Robson of Atlanta's Glass & Robson, LLC were honored to be asked to present a mock closing argument at Mercer Law School's Trial Practice class on April 6, 2015.  The Trial Practice class is taught by law school professor and former King & Spalding senior parter Dwight J. Davis.  Davis is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. On April 6, 2015, Robert and James presented a closing argument from a motor vehicle injury case the firm plans to try later this year.  Robert represented the plaintiff and James represented the defendant.  James recently completed...

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Defective Airbags Recalled

Approximately 7.8 million vehicles manufactured by nearly a dozen different automakers have been recalled due to defective airbags. The defective airbags have been linked to more than 160 injuries and at least five deaths. The defective airbags at issue, manufactured by parts supplier Takata, were installed in cars from model year 2002 through 2008 and include Honda, Toyota, General Motors, Chrysler, Mazda, Nissan, BMW, and Ford. The National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has urged owners of recalled vehicles with defective airbags "to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags." Even in low-impact accidents, the defective airbags have...

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James Robson to Speak at Upcoming Personal Injury Seminar

Glass & Robson co-founding partner, James A. Robson, has been asked to speak on Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation at an upcoming seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. The speech will take place on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria Centre. James will be speaking about Negotiating Complex Claims with Insurance Adjusters in personal injury cases. In particular, James's speech will cover important topics in personal injury cases, including: (a) Proper Documentation and Exhibits; (b) Claim Reserves and Under-Reserving Complications; (c) Valuing Your Claim; (d) Negotiation Techniques that Work and Mistakes to Avoid;...

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Attorney James A. Robson Inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association

James A. Robson, co-founding partner of Glass & Robson, LLC, was recently inducted for membership into the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. The Southern Trial Lawyers Association is compromised of leading trial lawyers from a thirteen state region who only represent injured victims and their families....

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Back to School

Back to School As summer comes to a close and the new school year starts, students will be re-joining the rush hour traffic frenzy. In this month's guide, we present safety tips for the most common modes of transportation to and from school.  It is important to follow the rules of the road to make sure fewer injuries occur, especially to children. School Bus Buses can be difficult to maneuver so wait for buses to stop completely before approaching, and stop ten feet away from the school bus. Make certain that your child is seated on the bus before it departs. Also remind...

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Cyclists vs. Vehicles

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/man-headed-to-prison-for-killing-bicyclist-aspirin/ng29X/ Cyclist Injuries. Atlanta seems to have more cyclist-vehicle crashes than most places in the United States. As noted in today's AJC, the man convicted of a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist who was pedaling to work has been sentenced to fifteen (15) years in prison. Georgia passed an important law in 2011 mandating that drivers attempting to overtake a cyclist must leave at least three (3) feet in between the vehicle and the cyclist.  Many people do not follow this important law and seem to forget that in a car versus cyclist collision, the car is going to win. What makes these collisions...

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How to Find a Good Lawyer

Choosing a good lawyer that you can trust with your personal injury or wrongful death case is one of the most important choices you will face. Oftentimes clients come to Glass & Robson when they are most vulnerable. Many of the people who call our office have never needed a lawyer before and are unfamiliar with the legal process. Much like you experience when entering an Atlanta jewelry store and see all the ideal cut diamonds, in the legal field, there are no shortage of "bad" lawyers. Some will solicit potential clients directly through the use of "runners" even though...

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Multi-Vehicle Car Accident Cleared

Police have re-opened the northbound lanes of I-85 in Gwinnett County following a multi-vehicle car accident during the early morning hours. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, six vehicles were involved in the accident. Fortunately, there were no immediate reports of serious injury. Multi-vehicle accidents such as this one are unfortunately common place in metro Atlanta. This is especially true during the work week when many metro Atlanta residents commute into the city for work. In fact, statistics show that 86% of the U.S. workforce drives to work each day. On average, commuters spend 38 hours per year stuck in...

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