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Attorney Wayne Grant Named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

By Grant Law Office on December 23, 2016 - Comments off

national-top-100-lawyersThere’s something to be said about rising to the pinnacle of one’s vocation, and that can certainly be said about Top 100 Civil Plaintiff attorney Wayne Grant. Mr. Grant has been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers, an elite, invitation-only organization, as a “Top 100” trial attorney. Read the rest »

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Wayne Grant Named Super Lawyer for 12th Straight Year

By Grant Law Office on May 11, 2016 - Comments off

It’s time to make more space on the mantel. Grant Law Office is proud to announce that our founding partner, Wayne Grant, has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer for the 12th consecutive year. This is another major achievement for a man who has been a cornerstone of the Atlanta legal community for the last 30 years. Read the rest »

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Two Atlanta Children Killed in Wreck

By Grant Law Office on September 24, 2015 - Comments off

Atlanta Car Crash“Heartbreaking” is the only word that can come close to describing what happened in suburban Clayton County last month. According to a story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, a woman and her two children were crossing Georgia 138 when her Honda Accord was T-boned by a semi truck. The woman survived with a leg injury, but the children—a five year old boy and a six year old girl—died at the scene. The cause of the car accident has not yet been determined, but a witness at the scene reported that the mother claimed that her brakes “went out.” Witnesses also say that both the mother and the truck’s driver were devastated. Read the rest »

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The Ever Present Danger of Car Accidents

By Grant Law Office on August 10, 2015 - Comments off

Georgia Car AccidentsJust last month, a car accident in DeKalb County killed three people. According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, a white Mercedes SUV ran a red light and hit a car carrying two women and one man. All three were killed in the collision. Reportedly, the driver of the Mercedes attempted to flee but was restrained by witnesses until the police arrived. Read the rest »

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Georgia Expands Highway Safety Efforts

By Grant Law Office on June 17, 2015 - Comments off

Within the past two months, 10 people have been killed along the I-16 near Savannah in truck-related chain reaction crashes. In an effort to deter dangerous drivers and prevent future fatal truck accidents, Governor Deal has announced a significant increase in the number of highway safety officers. According to a WSAV news report, The Georgia Department of Public Safety and the Georgia Port Authority are partnering to add 60 commercial vehicle enforcement officers. Officials hope the increase in activity will decrease the number of crashes along Georgia highways. Read the rest »

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Have a Perfect Father’s Day in Atlanta

By Grant Law Office on June 13, 2015 - Comments off

Father’s Day is drawing near, which means sons and daughters everywhere are scrambling to plan the perfect day for their fathers. Your dad, much like most other dads, isn’t giving you any hints as to what he wants to do. He says he’s fine with anything. But you don’t want to just give him “anything;” you want to show him how much you appreciate him for the sacrifices he has made out of love for you. Read the rest »

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Motorcyclist Killed in Atlanta Collision

By Grant Law Office on July 15, 2014 - Comments off

A 42-year-old man was killed in an Atlanta car accident when another vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle. According to a news report in The Examiner, the fatal motorcycle accident occurred on Richard D. Sailors Parkway near New Macland Road in Powder Springs. Officials say the motorcyclist had a green light as he was traveling west on his 2010 Harley-Davidson FLHX motorcycle when an eastbound 2012 GMC Acadia turned left in front of him. The motorcycle struck the GMC resulting in fatal injuries to the Mableton man. The authorities say that the 39-year-old driver from Lithia Springs will face charges for the crash. Read the rest »

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Supreme Court Ruling on ER Liability Case Matches Attorney Wayne Grant’s 2012 Prediction

By Grant Law Office on December 9, 2013 - Comments off

Atlanta Medical MalpracticeIn 2005, the Georgia General Assembly enacted a statute that distinguished emergency medical care liability cases from those involving other types of medical treatment. The statute that applies to emergency treatment lowers the standard of care for the care provider while increasing the burden of proof on a patient seeking to recover for negligent medical injury.

Claimants in cases involving emergency treatment must prove gross negligence in order to establish liability, a difficult feat. In addition, the burden of proof is also increased, requiring an emergency care claimant to prove his or her case by what is called “clear and convincing evidence.” In essence, the legislature has made it more difficult, much more difficult, to hold emergency care providers responsible for carelessly-caused injury or death. Read the rest »

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Truck Law… Did you know?

By Grant Law Office on August 25, 2010 - Comments off

Wayne Grant – GA Personal Injury and Board Certified Medical Malpractice Attorney

Truck accidents: Did you know that federal regulations govern carrier’s responsibilities in hiring truck drivers? A trucking company that hires a driver that they should have recognized as incompetent at the time of application for employment can be held liable on a theory of ’negligent hiring’. Whether or not a trucking company was negligent in hiring or retaining a careless driver should be investigated in any serious case.



Preparing for Mediation – Seattle Case

By Grant Law Office on August 23, 2010 - Comments off

Wayne Grant – GA Personal Injury and Board Certified Medical Malpractice Attorney

I am preparing this week for a mediation session for a case that we are handling in Seattle. Mediation is a way of attempting to resolve a case without going to court. In mediation, the parties and their lawyers all appear before a neutral mediator, usually an attorney and try to reach agreement.



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