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What is a Landlord’s Duty to a Tenant?

November 14, 2019

Landlords are obligated to maintain safe premises for tenants. This includes taking reasonable measures to prevent slip and fall accidents. As a tenant, or occupier, of a property, you also have certain responsibilities, which can make premises liability cases against a landlord complex.

The slip and fall lawyers at the Law Offices of Gary Bruce can help you stand up for your rights and recover compensation for injuries suffered as a result of landlord negligence. We will conduct investigations, gather evidence, manage deadlines and paperwork, and negotiate with the insurance company, allowing you to focus on healing from your injuries.…

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Can I Sue My Insurance Company for Denying My Claim?

October 24, 2019

Yes, but you have to do it correctly.

When your insurance company does not pay out for covered losses, you may have grounds for a lawsuit to get the money owed to you. However, this process can be complicated and there are some legal “loop holes” that have to be met before you can fully recover the amount owed, punitive damages, and attorney’s fees.  Without the help of someone who is familiar with insurance company tactics and bad faith insurance laws, you can lose some of your rights.

At the Law Offices of Gary Bruce, our bad faith insurance attorneys are well versed in both Georgia and Alabama law and can help you recover the…

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Bicycle Accident Prevention

August 07, 2019

Whether you commute on your bicycle or take scenic weekend rides, bicycling is an eco-friendly, healthy mode of transportation. Unfortunately, sharing the road with much larger and more powerful vehicles puts cyclists at a significant risk. Bicyclists injured in accidents involving motor vehicles often suffer life-altering and permanent injuries.

At the Law Offices of Gary Bruce, our bicycle accident attorneys will review your case at no cost. We pride ourselves on being a stable, supportive, and strong force in your recovery from a bicycle accident injury, relentlessly pursuing the compensation you need to get back on your feet.

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How Long do you Have to Settle a Car Insurance Claim?

July 24, 2019

How Long do you Have to Settle a Car Insurance Claim?

After an auto accident, you are on the clock to file a claim. You may have a claim for property damage, bodily injury, or both. In addition to reporting the claim to the responsible party’s car insurance company, you may have an obligation to inform your insurance company.

Car accident claims and settlement negotiations can be complicated and overwhelming for accident victims. It is in your best interest to speak with an attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Bruce as soon as possible. Our car accident attorneys are experienced advocates for accident victims and…

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Category: Auto Accidents

Do I have a Slip and Fall Case?

July 17, 2019

A slip and fall accident can leave you in extreme physical, emotional, and financial distress. Severe injuries can result in missed work, high medical expenses, and intensive rehabilitation. If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property, the property owner may be liable for your injury and associated expenses.

The slip and fall lawyers at the Law Offices of Gary Bruce can help you determine whether you have a case. Our many years of experience and our passion for justice make us effective and powerful representatives for our clients. By evaluating your accident, we can advise you on how to best proceed to get the compensation you…

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Category: Slip and Fall

Motorcycle Accidents: Information, Skill, and the Right Gear can Save your Life

June 14, 2019

It’s no secret that motorcycle riding puts you at higher risk for injuries than other modes of transportation. In fact, for every vehicle mile traveled, “motorcyclist fatalities occurred 26 times more frequently than passenger car occupant fatalities in traffic crashes,” according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study.

While there are several steps you can take to avoid accidents and protect yourself in the case of an accident, you can never eliminate all risks. When a crash does occur, our attorneys are here. The Law Offices of Gary Bruce have helped many…

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Category: Auto Accidents

What is the One Bite Rule for Dogs?

May 22, 2019

dog-bite-arm.jpgA dog attack is a terrifying experience. No one wants to be put in this position or have their loved one put through it. Unfortunately, dog attacks are not entirely uncommon. At the Law Offices of Gary Bruce, we have witnessed first-hand the tragic and traumatic outcomes of dog attacks.

We care about our clients and their ability to rebuild their…

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Category: Personal Injury

What Causes of Truck Accidents Qualify for Lawsuits?

May 09, 2019

Trucks stuck in traffic with passenger vehiclesThe vast majority of truck drivers are responsible, skilled professionals who perform an important duty in our economy. They keep our grocery store shelves stocked. They deliver logs, fuel, dairy and numerous other resources and products we use in daily life. They deliver packages and move motor vehicles. These are just a…

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Category: Auto Accidents

Do I Have a Trucking Accident Case?

April 08, 2019

All vehicle collisions carry a risk of injury. But few types of crashes are more likely to result in serious trauma than trucking accidents. The size of big rigs by themselves makes severe injury very likely, and death a real possibility.

The truck accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Gary Bruce have extensive experience pursuing compensation on behalf of clients injured in 18-wheeler cases. For a complimentary consultation, please call 706-596-1446 today. Our firm serves clients in Columbus, Fort Benning, and nearby areas of Georgia, as well as clients in and around Phenix…

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Category: Auto Accidents

What to Do If You Are In an Uber Accident

February 28, 2019

Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing services have seen a rapid rise in popularity over the years. They serve a valuable purpose in helping to get passengers safely to their destination, especially if the passenger has been drinking. However, what should you do if your Uber driver is in a car accident and you’re injured while on a ride?…

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Category: Auto Accidents