Recent Cases and Legal Analysis

Atlanta lawyer wins million dollar verdict in Fayette County medical malpractice case

April 29, 2009
A Henry County woman was awarded $1.05 million in a medical malpractice suit against a Fayetteville surgeon for a botched surgery. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has the story. Cynthia Bennett, who is a Henry County nurse, claimed that she almost died when her surgeon injured her bowel during surgery. Bennett and her attorney also argued […]

Marietta Georgia lawyer pleads guilty in Ponzi scheme in federal court

April 23, 2009
On Monday, Robert Price Copeland, a Marietta Georgia lawyer, pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges in connection with a $28 million Ponzi scheme. The government alleges that the scheme defrauded over 125 people. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has the story. The 48 year old was accused of scamming victims across the nation from 2004 […]

Dekalb County District Attorney to open investigation into child’s school related suicide

April 23, 2009
A fifth grader at Dunaire Elementary School in DeKalb County committed suicide last Thursday. Family members say it was because he was being bullied at school, and the DeKalb District Attorney’s Office has stated that it will look into the matter. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has the story. The 11 year old, Jaheem Herrera, apparently […]

Georgia child pornography and sexual exploitation investigations on the rise

April 23, 2009
A program known as Internet Crimes Against Children leads to hundreds of arrests for online solicitation and child pornography in Georgia every year. A recent three-month sweep led to 23 arrests across the state. The Savannah Morning News has the story. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation heads up the federal program in Georgia which began […]




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