Areas of Practice
As the preeminent law practice in Athens, GA, Burnside Law Firm has significant experience with helping people throughout our region get the justice they deserve. Our talented and skilled Georgia attorneys are effective negotiators and vigorous litigators who serve our clients with integrity and excellence. We use our education, knowledge, skills and experience to serve clients with needs in the following areas.
With the proximity of the University of Georgia, booming industry, tourism and being a popular retirement location, Athens, GA, and Clarke County are steadily growing. With a growing population comes an increased risk of car accidents. Some of the most severe injuries are incurred through car accidents, leaving victims with huge medical bills. The Burnside Law Firm can diligently defend your rights and pursue your right to compensation after a car accident.
Georgia residents have every right to expect superior-level care from their healthcare providers, and that is the case most of the time. But when accidents or negligence cause innocent patients to suffer injury or death, the responsible parties must be held accountable. The Burnside Law Firm works hard to protect our clients and win them just and fair compensation when negligent medical practitioners have harmed them.
Nursing homes often struggle to provide adequate care because of inadequate numbers of trained staff and other cost-cutting measures. As a result, family members must closely watch their loved ones for any signs of abuse or neglect. If you believe a loved one is suffering abuse or neglect in an Athens nursing home, Burnside Law can investigate and pursue your claim against the responsible parties for adequate compensation.
Proving a product liability claim can be difficult, and companies have many lawyers on retainer to protect their interests. Burnside Law is your experienced team that can investigate and gather evidence to prove a product was defective and dangerous to the public, especially if you were injured through its proper use. We handle these types of claims for residents of Athens and the surrounding communities.
Serious injuries are classified separately from other types of injury due to their permanently disabling nature. Anyone can suffer a serious injury at any time, whether at work, home or play. These types of injuries will require monumental changes in a family’s life to perpetually care for the victim, and possibly struggle to replace income if they were the breadwinner. Burnside Law attorneys can pursue your right to compensation to help offset these and other resulting expenses.
American commerce rides on the trucking industry. Large trucks are everywhere, carrying virtually everything to consumers. These heavy vehicles are held to stricter standards because of the inherent risk of accidents and the likelihood of catastrophic injuries. In a truck accident, assessing liability can become complicated, involving the driver, truck owner and other parties. Burnside Law can sort through the legal morass to defend your rights and pursue compensation if you were injured in a large truck accident.
The state of Georgia is a busy hub of transportation that encompasses almost 60,000 square miles and is crisscrossed by around 124,000 miles of paved roads and over 5,000 miles of commercial rail. Every type of vehicle traverses Georgia roadways daily, and Athens is a popular destination. When you are involved in a vehicle accident, The Burnside Law Firm is ready to fight for your rights and investigate your claim for compensation.
Workers’ Compensation laws in Georgia are designed to protect workers who become injured on the job. However, workers’ comp insurance companies will always work to protect their bottom line and fight claims. You need an experienced team of attorneys from Burnside Law to fight for your right to fair and just compensation when you become injured on the job.
For more information about these areas of legal protection, follow the links above, contact us online or call 800-569-1937 to arrange for a confidential consultation.