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I called Matt after several people recommended him. He was very kind and did a very good job on my son’s case. We are very thankful for the work he did. Most importantly, he was never hard to reach and answered every question we had while going through the process. Matt is the only attorney I will ever call in the future.
My husband is a cyclist that did not fair well against an SUV recently. Matt and his team took phenomenal care of us, allowing us not to stress out (too much) about the little things. Matt and his team handled everything with professionalism. We know we made the right call.
So glad I hired this firm after my rearend car accident. Matt embodies the skill set and values I was looking for. He treats every case like a mini war, and was a zealous advocate on my behalf. And he did so in the most competent and skillful manner. He listened, was empathetic and understood my legal and nonlegal problems.
My 85-year old mom was in a motor vehicle accident with an uninsured motorist. His love, thoroughness and commitment to her case helped us through this accident and her cancer treatment. She underwent successful lobectomy and chemotherapy and is doing exceptionally well. We are immensely grateful.
It was important to me to get the maximum money I could for my broken neck and arm. After getting jerked around for months by State Farm, I interviewed several firms and chose Mr. Wetherington. I’m glad I did. He forced the insurance company to pay twenty times their last offer to me.
It is an honor to share my experience with Mr. Wetherington. He was able to get answers about what happened in my son’s wreck that other attorney’s were not able to do. I am so thankful for the work that he did and he was very thorough in his explanation of why the vehicle had a “defect.”
My case did not settle. The person that hit me only had minimal policy limits. Fortunately, I had my own insurance, which should have provided more money. My insurance company, Allstate, treated me like garbage. We had to sue them and go all the way to trial, which we won.
- Jane Doe
Matt Wetherington is the attorney who is suing the booting companies. We need to do everything we can as a community to help him succeed. God bless you, Mr. Wetherington!
The best! Great people and always friendly.
At Wetherington Law, our Atlanta slip and fall accident lawyer is a zealous, experienced advocate for injured victims and their family members. Our legal team has what it takes to hold negligent property owners and insurance companies accountable. If you or someone you know was injured in a slip and fall, we are available to help you get justice. For a free, fully confidential consultation with a top Georgia premises liability attorney, please contact us at our Atlanta law office today.
Georgia Law: Negligent Businesses and Property Owners May Be Liable for a Slip and Fall
Slip and fall accident claims arise under premises liability law. Under Georgia law (Georgia Code § 51-3-1), property owners and property occupants (businesses) have a legal responsibility to ensure that they are kept in reasonably safe and secure condition. They can be held liable for any customer or other invitee injury if the injury occurred due to negligence.
In other words, a business or property owner in Atlanta may be liable for a slip and fall accident—but they are not automatically legally responsible. To hold a defendant liable for slip and fall accident injuries, a plaintiff must prove that they were injured due to unsafe conditions on the premises. Some potential examples of unreasonably dangerous slip and fall hazards include:
- Unmarked wet floors;
- Loose or damaged floorboards;
- Tattered carpets;
- Debris in walking areas; and
- Broken or damaged stairs.
We Help Slip and Fall Accident Victims Maximize their Compensation
Were you hurt in a slip and fall or trip and fall in Georgia? If so, you need the maximum financial support to pay your bills. Sadly, businesses, property owners, and insurers try to reduce their liability exposure. They want to resolve premises liability cases for less. Our Atlanta slip and fall accident lawyer will help you maximize your recovery. Financial compensation may be granted for:
- Emergency room care;
- Hospital and other medical bills;
- Lost wages;
- Diminished earning capacity;
- Pain and suffering;
- Mental distress;
- Disfigurement or disability; and
- Wrongful death.
How Our Atlanta Premises Liability Lawyer Can Help
Slip and fall accident claims are complicated. Our founding attorney Matt Q. Wetherington is a nationally-recognized civil litigation lawyer with extensive experience handling catastrophic accident claims. When you reach out to our Atlanta law office, you will be able to consult with an Atlanta slip and fall accident lawyer who will:
- Answer your questions and explain the claims process during a free consultation;
- Investigate your slip and fall accident, gathering evidence to prove negligence;
- Handle legal paperwork, correspondence with insurers, and settlement negotiations; and
- Build a comprehensive personal injury litigation strategy to get you the best results.
Contact Our Atlanta Slip and Fall Accident Attorney Today
At Wetherington Law, our Atlanta slip and fall accident lawyer is a tireless, results-focused advocate for injured victims. We handle the full range of premises liability claims. Give us a call or connect with us online to set up a free, no-obligation review of your case. From our Atlanta office, we represent slip and fall accident victims throughout Georgia.