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LOWRY: Workers have options after workplace injury

HPL Partner Steve Lowry discusses the options an employee has if injured on the job.

Bad idea for accused church shooter to represent himself, experts say

Dylann Roof, the accused church shooter who is on trial for his life in Charleston, S.C., announced on Monday that he is representing himself, against the advice of the federal judge presiding in the case. That’s a big mistake, according to several Atlanta legal experts, including HPL Partner Steve Lowry.

Gwinnett Jury Awards $30.5M in Brain-Damaged Baby Case

Following a two-and-a-half-week trial, a Gwinnett County jury awarded more than $30.5 million to a mother and her child, who was left severely brain-damaged when a problem with blood flow through the unborn baby’s umbilical cord was not addressed promptly.

LOWRY: Understanding traumatic brain injury

Harris Penn Lowry LLP Partner Steve Lowry discusses traumatic brain injuries and the importance of seeking medical attention if one is suspected in his latest column.

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.