Atlanta Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Atlanta

In Atlanta, Georgia "civil litigation" refers to the procedure through which a court decides legal disputes that are not criminal in nature. They can involve private and public entities.

Courts in Atlanta, Georgia do not use civil litigation as a means to punish individuals for their wrongdoing, or to deter future bad actions.

Civil litigation in Atlanta, Georgia is instead meant to ensure that the victims of wrongdoing are, whenever possible, given tangible compensation for the costs associated with the harm they suffered. This normally means requiring the culpable party to pay the plaintiff a sum of money. However, other forms of relief, such as injunctions (a court order compelling a person to do something, or to stop doing something) are sometimes accessible, and more appropriate.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Atlanta, Georgia

Civil litigation in Atlanta, Georgia, can arise in almost any situation, since legal wrongs can be committed in any situation. It's critical to note, however, that there are only a few contexts in Atlanta, Georgia that give rise to civil litigation with any considerable frequency.

Employment: The employer / employee relationship is one of the more frequent sources of civil litigation in Atlanta, Georgia. Wage and hour violations, racial discrimination, and on-the-job injuries can all lead to civil litigation.

Personal Injury: When someone is harmed due to the negligence (carelessness) of another, they typically have a legal right to seek compensation for their injuries. Civil litigation in Atlanta, Georgia is the normally how people seek compensation for physical injuries, including compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and similar losses.

Family: In Atlanta, Georgia, the relationships between family members are never simple. So, it's not startling that conflict can arise between spouses. These conflicts most frequently have to do with divorce, child support, and child custody.

How Can a Atlanta, Georgia Lawyer Help?

In Atlanta, Georgia, civil litigation is rarely easy or simple. It also never occurs at a time that's proper for anybody involved.

So, consulting with a seasoned Atlanta, Georgia civil litigation attorney is never a bad idea, if you have reason to suspect that a case involving civil litigation is in your near future.

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Life in Atlanta

Atlanta has the highest population of any city in the State of Georgia with just under 500,000 people. The Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport as been the world's busiest airport since 1998. That's two years after the city hosted the 100th Olympic Games. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County government as well as for the entire State of Georgia. Atlantans work for some of the most well known companies who have world headquarters located in the city. The Coca-Cola Company, ATT, UPS, Turner Broadcasting, The Home Depot, and UPS are just a few of the nearly 75% of Fortune's 1000 who have operations in Atlanta. All that industry grosses the city over billion each year. All of the productivity doesn't mean it comes at a lack of greenery.

Atlanta is known both as the "City of Trees" and the "City in a Forest" for the dense tree cover that blankets nearly 40% of downtown. It's the most dense tree cover of any American city. The Atlanta Botanical Garden even offers a Canopy Walk through 600 feet of canopy at 40-feet into the trees. Other city attractions include the Georgia Aquarium, Fox Theatre, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, World of Coca-Cola, Delta Heritage Museum, Carter Center and Presidential Library, and Atlanta sports teams draw patrons from across the globe.

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