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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons
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      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs
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      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad
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      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier
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      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood
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      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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The pain and anguish of a severe burn injury can be overwhelming. Burns may affect your personal life, permanently alter your appearance, and harm your ability to work and build a career.

Laws exist to protect the public from fires and other sources of personal injury. If another party’s negligence caused your injury, a skilled Gwinnett County burn injury lawyer may be able to apply those regulations to your case. Reach out to an experienced catastrophic injury attorney who could help hold those responsible for your burn injury accountable.

Fire Safety in Gwinnett County

Department 120-3 of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia covers fire protection rules in Gwinnett County. Regulated subjects include flammable and combustible liquids, building safety, and explosives and blasting agents. For more information, consult with a dedicated lawyer.

Gwinnett County Self-Service Filling Stations

Under §120-3-11, which covers flammable and combustible liquids, the local Fire Marshal must be notified whenever new filling stations are built or existing ones are modified. Before a self-service permit for the station may be issued, stringent tank and pipe leak testing are required by the code. Faulty or improperly-installed service pumps can lead to fuel spillage and serious fire or explosions.

Remodeling of Older Buildings

When some of Gwinnett County’s more aged structures receive additions or are remodeled, state fire protection standards apply that are similar to regulations for new buildings. Compliance with this and related codes may play a role in a burn injury lawsuit. A burn injury attorney in the Peachtree Corners area may discuss these factors with individual clients and incorporate them into litigation strategy.

Blasting, Explosives, and Fireworks in Gwinnett County

Georgia R&R §120-3-10 governs blasting and explosion safety. Permits are mandated for the handling of explosives. Additionally, those authorized to possess explosives for sporting or recreational purposes have the following safety obligations:

  • No more than 50 pounds of commercially manufactured black powder
  • Percussion caps
  • Safety and pyrotechnic fuses
  • Quills and slow matches
  • Friction primers

A burn injury lawyer in Gwinnett County may have more information on causes of action for fireworks-related burns.

Open Burning Ban in Gwinnett County

Open burning, including campfires or burning for lawn maintenance, is prohibited between May 1 and September 30 each year in the Peachtree Corners area. Under the authority of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, the Air Protection Branch bars outdoor burning during the summer months to prevent wildfires and reduce air pollution.

Speak with a Gwinnett County Attorney about Burn Harms

If you are unsure whether you have a civil claim following a burn injury, it may be helpful to talk to a lawyer. Gwinnett County has regulations that apply to both residential and workplace safety, and an attorney may help you interpret them in the context of your case.

Injuries caused by severe burns can take a toll physically, mentally, and financially. Contact a Gwinnett County burn injury lawyer to discuss possible legal remedies. An experienced legal professional work to preserve evidence, hire expert witnesses and build a strong case for your personal injury claim.

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