The York Firm is pleased to announce its partnership with Drama Inc. to launch The York Firm Drama Inc. Scholarship. As Atlanta has established strong roots in the film and television industries in recent years, Drama Inc. has been there to help pave the way by providing an acting school owned and operated by working…Read More
York Firm obtains $725,000.00 Settlement in Inadequate Security case
Attorney Arthur York won a $725,000.00 settlement (nearly 20x the medical bills) in a negligent security case referred by another law firm for a client who was shot during an armed robbery attempt at a motel in Columbus, Georgia. Our client was living at the motel with his girlfriend and their infant daughter while working…Read More
Do I have to give a statement to the other driver’s insurance company after a crash?
Should I give a statement to the other driver’s insurance company after a car or trucking crash? NO. There is no circumstance in which it helps your claim to give a statement to the insurance adjuster for the at-fault party’s insurance carrier after you suffer an injury. It is important to know you are under…Read More
What kinds of insurance are there, and which types apply to my injury claim?
Automobile Insurance “Automobile insurance” encompasses a few different types of insurance. Typically though, the phrase is used to refer to insurance you pay for to protect you if you are at fault in a crash that hurts someone else (“automobile liability insurance”). In Georgia, all drivers are required by law to carry a minimum of…Read More
Attorney Arthur York featured in the Fulton County Daily Report
York Firm founder Arthur York was recently featured in the Fulton County Daily Report legal newspaper, discussing his mixed martial arts background, how to keep cases moving in a pandemic, and the role of bad faith claims in the COVID era. …Read More
How long do I have to file my Georgia personal injury case?
The deadline to file a lawsuit is the most important procedural issue governing your Georgia personal injury or wrongful death claim. With very few exceptions, these claims must be filed within 2 years of the date of the injury, or the case is gone forever—game over. Explanation of Georgia’s Statute of Limitations The deadline to…Read More
Debunking common myths about Georgia personal injury claims
When it comes to personal injury law, there’s a lot of information and misinformation floating around out there. In this blog I address some of the myths I’ve heard from clients and others over the years. 1. “I’ll get just as much money from the insurance company on my own as I would if I…Read More
Trip and falls, slip and falls, and Georgia Premises Liability Law
Georgia Premises Liability breakdown, pt. 1 of 4: Before I dedicated my legal career to fighting for injury victims and their families, I spent my first 6 years out of law school representing large multinational retail chains, gas stations, supermarkets, apartment complexes, hotels, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants, frequently in cases where someone slipped or tripped…Read More