H. Lehman Franklin, P.C.

Sovereign Immunity In Georgia

When suing a government entity in Georgia, there are special considerations since the process differs from suing an individual or private business. The legal concept of sovereign immunity is common in the United States as it prohibits a plaintiff from suing a governmental unit or agent without the consent of...
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Damages In Georgia Personal Injury Cases, Part 2

Accidents and other instances in which personal injuries occur are typically unexpected by their victims. By virtue of this simple fact, personal injury cases may devastate victims and families. Accident victims may make a claim for damages against those parties that are legally responsible. An award of damages attempts to...
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Safe Driving Tips For The Holidays

As the holidays approach in Southern Georgia, cold, inclement winter weather is sure to make an appearance. Rain, freezing rain, and even snow may cause adverse driving conditions during the winter months in Georgia. While the holidays increase the amount of traffic on the road as people prepare for and...
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How is a Personal Injury Attorney Paid?

Personal injury attorneys are paid on a contingency basis, which means that the collection of their fee is contingent or conditional on the success of their client in making a recovery. At H. Lehman Franklin, P.C., our goal is to excel in all phases of legal representation whether consulting with...
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Georgia Slip and Fall Basics

Accidents may occur at any time, in any place. When some force outside of an injured party’s control causes an accident, some difficult questions may arise, but there is legal recourse available. Lehman Franklin and Kimberly Ward have years of experience litigating on behalf of Georgia slip-and-fall victims. We never...
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Distracted Driving and Georgia Law

Like many states, the Georgia legislature has addressed the need to regulate the use of mobile devices by drivers on the roads and highways of Georgia. State law distinguishes adults and those under the age of 18 as far as who may do what with a mobile device while operating...
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Choosing A Georgia Personal Injury Attorney

When an accident occurs, any necessary, relevant information related to the event must be collected and analyzed to determine if a personal injury cause of action is warranted by the facts of the case. An experienced, effective personal injury attorney like Lehman Franklin or Kimberly Ward may provide the work...
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