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Jail video captures man’s 8-hour suicide struggle as noose hangs

The city of Doraville has agreed to pay a local mother $2 million after her son hanged himself using a blanket inside the city’s jail. An internal investigation into Robton’s suicide found that jailers violated departmental policy by not looking into his cell, and that officers didn’t even attempt to contact its nursing contractor to
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Mom: Son’s suicide in jail could have been prevented

Records show jailers failed to give Yoel Robton his antidepressant medicine and then didn’t check on him for several hours. City policy mandates employees check on inmates every 20 minutes. Channel 2’s Jodie Fleischer reports.

First Responders Appreciation Day Luncheon being held at Daffin Park

First responders in our area got a nice meal Tuesday in Daffin Park, as part of National First Responders Day. The meal was provided by the Harris Penn Lowry Firm. It was all to show appreciation for their hard work.

First Responders Appreciation Lunch in Daffin Park

Harris Penn Lowry LLP hosted it’s 3rd Annual First Responders Appreciation Lunch in Daffin Park to honor the Coastal Empire’s first responders.

Steve Lowry Discusses Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Link in His Latest News Column

Evidence shows that Johnson & Johnson has known about the alleged connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer for decades, leading two juries to find the pharmaceutical company liable for injuries of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using J&J products that contain talc for years.

Partner Steve Lowry Discusses Highway Safety as Fatal Accidents Continue to Rise

A recent study has named I-95 in Georgia the second most dangerous highway in the United States. As roadways become increasingly crowded and fatal accidents continue to rise, it’s important to be vigilant and stay safe. In his latest column, Steve Lowry offers a few tips to keep in mind while traveling.

Harris Penn Lowry LLP Welcomes Veteran Trial Lawyer Bill Ballard to Firm

Veteran plaintiffs lawyer Bill Ballard has joined Harris Penn Lowry as of counsel from Ballard & Feagle. “Everyone at Harris Penn Lowry is super-excited about this development,” said Darren Penn, one of Harris Penn Lowry’s founders, who was mentored by Ballard more than a decade ago. “We’ve worked together for a long time and we’ve tried cases together. I can’t
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Bernie Sanders continues platform fight ahead of Hillary Clinton endorsement

David Worley, Harris Penn Lowry LLP Of Counsel and former state party chairman, is a Clinton delegate to this month’s convention in Philadelphia. He’s also on the platform committee and was tapped by the Clinton campaign to argue against the TPP amendment.

Partner Steve Lowry Sheds Light on the Growing Rate of Opioid Abuse

Lowry Sits Down with WSAV to Discuss the Dangers of Prescription Pain Killers

Harris Penn Lowry partner Stephen G. Lowry recently secured a $40 million verdict on behalf of a police chief who was injured in the line of duty by a motorist under the influence of prescription drugs. Steve sits down with WSAV’s JoAnn Merrigan to discuss the case and the dangers of prescription pain killers.