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      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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Slip and fall injuries can occur when you least expect them. A harmful fall could happen on stairs, in a parking lot, or on wet ground at a store. While some of these incidents are completely accidental and unavoidable, others may be the result of someone else’s negligence.

If you sustained injuries in a fall, you might have a viable legal claim against the property owner. Not every fall will lead to a claim, however. An experienced injury attorney could help you discover what your case might be worth.

After evaluating your claim, your legal counsel could assist you in investigating your case and preparing the lawsuit to be filed. A seasoned Sandy Springs slip and fall lawyer could leverage their experience to get you the legal support you need.

Common Causes of Fall Injuries

Successful slip and fall injury claims result from some form of dangerous hazard located on the property. If a person falls for reasons other than a hazard on the property, the proprietor is not likely to be legally liable. These hazards could occur naturally or be human-made. Examples of these hazards include:

  • Dim lighting
  • Spilled liquids or slippery surfaces
  • Potholes
  • Loose floorboards
  • Broken stairs
  • Bunched carpet

Any physical condition that causes a fall could lead to a claim if the property owner failed to address them in a timely manner. Whether or not the property owner had a reasonable chance to address a hazard is a question best answered by a Sandy Springs slip and fall attorney.

Factors in Determining Liability in a Slip and Fall Case

There are two important factors in determining liability in a Sandy Springs slip and fall case. A Sandy Springs attorney could advise a person injured in a slip and fall accident on their potential for monetary recovery.

An important aspect of a fall injury depends on the plaintiff’s purpose on the property. Not all visitors are treated equally under the law. For example, a trespasser will have limited rights to bring a slip and fall claim. However, there are greater legal protections for individuals that enter the property with the permission of the owner. This includes anyone from social guests to business customers.

Another important aspect in these cases is knowledge of the hazard. Many defendants allege that the plaintiff had equal knowledge of the hazard that caused the fall. If the property owner can establish the plaintiff was equally aware of the hazard, they could avoid liability entirely. In the alternative, a plaintiff that can prove the property owner knew of the hazard and failed to address it could be entitled to financial recovery.

It is often challenging to prove that the property owner was aware of a hazard before the fall occurred. Without an admission by the defendant that they failed to address a hazard they were aware of, a plaintiff must develop other evidence that shows the defendant knew of the hazard.

Reach out to a Sandy Springs Slip and Fall Attorney

The burden of a slip and fall injury can be a lot to deal with. Physical injuries are never easy, and they can complicate your quality of life tremendously. These injuries can also cause lost wages and mental anguish, as well.

A Sandy Springs slip and fall lawyer could assist you with pursuing compensation for any fall-related losses. Call right away to set up an initial case evaluation.

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