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Are Hotels Responsible for Assaults on Their Property?

By Butler Prather LLP on September 20, 2021

An assault can happen anywhere. Assaults happen at shopping mall parking lots, private residences, restaurants, and many other areas. They also happen at hotels. However, are hotels responsible for injuries that occur as a result of an assault on their premises? Here, we want to discuss how premises liability law handles assaults that occur on hotel and motel property in Georgia. The reality is that there are some instances where property owners could be held liable for an assault on their property, but there is also a chance that they will hold no liability at all. Hotels and Security Premises…

Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

By Butler Prather LLP on August 25, 2021

Head and brain injuries can lead to severe symptoms and long-lasting disabilities for a victim. A person who sustains a traumatic brain injury can suffer from a wide range of symptoms that depend on the initial severity of the injury, how quickly a person receives treatment, and the effectiveness of that treatment. Traumatic brain injuries range from relatively mild to severe, and the symptoms one person experiences may differ from another person who experiences a similar injury. Data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows us that approximately 1.5 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries each…

What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

By Butler Prather LLP on February 22, 2021

Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating for victims. Often, those who sustain a traumatic brain injury suffer from both temporary and permanent disabilities that can affect their day-to-day lives. This can include their ability to work or even go about their daily activities. Not only do brain injury victims suffer in these cases, but their families also go through financial and emotional challenges. Here, we want to discuss the long-term effects that victims and family members can expect after a traumatic brain injury. The short-term effects are often only the beginning Most people who experience a brain injury will have…

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