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Jeff Shiver
For Every Wrong, the Law Provides a Remedy

Ubi jus ibi remedium – For every wrong, the law provides a remedy.  Not in Saudi Arabia.   An article in the Wall Street Journal on Friday, September 29, 2017 covered a tragic fire where at least 10 people died, including a pregnant woman who leaped to her death from a window while trying to reach . . .

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Negligent Security – Why You Need an Attorney, Pt. 2

This is part 2 of our Negligent Security series. Please click here to read part What security measures are considered “adequate” or “reasonable”? When it comes to the question of what security measures are considered “adequate” or “reasonable” for a certain property, one size does not fit all.  Not all properties need 24-hr armed security . . .

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Negligent Security – Why You’ll Need an Attorney Pt. 1

What is negligent security law and why do you need an experienced attorney to pursue your claim? You may have heard of the phrase “negligent security,” but what does that really mean?  Under Georgia law, a property owner/manager is liable to a victim (or the family/representative of a victim) if a person commits a criminal . . .

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Hit Pedestrian: Who Has the Right-of-Way?

Businesses and municipalities across the country are spending millions of dollars to construct more “walkable” city environments.  Research shows that people have a growing desire to live in communities with walkable access to work, shops, parks, and restaurants. In an age of ever-increasing distractions inside an automobile – from texting, to cell calls, to the . . .

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Attorney Spotlight – Maggy Randels

The latest installment of the Shiver Hamilton Attorney Spotlight series takes a look at Shiver Hamilton trial attorney Maggy Randels. Maggy grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was valedictorian of her high school class and captain of the mock trial team. She then attended Washington University (in St. Louis, not D.C. or Washington State!). . . .

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