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Can I Sue My Landlord if I Was Hurt in a Shooting on the Property?

Unfortunately, homes are not always safe, particularly when the residents do not have total control over who is on the property, such as in apartment buildings. Sometimes the worst happens, physical attacks can occur and someone can get shot, even when they did not have anything to do with an altercation or the person that . . .

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Common Examples of Negligent Security

People have the right to be kept safe whenever they are traveling, running errands, or otherwise going about their day. Whether they are in their own apartment building, at their place of work, going out for an evening of cocktails, or staying at a hotel, this right is not changed or diminished. Likewise, property owners . . .

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Five Security/Safety Questions to Ask When Apartment Searching

In Georgia, property owners are expected to keep their premises safe at all times for anyone that lawfully enters. For those who own apartment buildings, this includes ensuring that the residents are safe from attacks to their person or to their property. When apartment building property owners have failed to keep their residents or their . . .

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Shiver Hamilton Attorneys Named Super Lawyers

Congratulations to Shiver Hamilton attorneys for being named “Super Lawyers” by Atlanta Magazine and Super Lawyers rating and directory organization. Alan Hamilton, Jeff Shiver and Marla Eastwood were selected as Super Lawyers. Daniel Beer and Scott Campbell were selected as Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.” Jeff Shiver received the additional recognition of being selected a “Top . . .

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What Is Distracted Driving: You Might Be Surprised!

In the age of mobile technology, we are all trying our best to stay connected at all hours of the day. When traffic causes the commute to work to last an hour (or more!), what else is there to do but use the time to put on your makeup, eat your breakfast, check your phone, . . .

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