Understanding Georgia’s dog bite laws

Most dogs are loving companions with little propensity for aggression. Yet, even the sweetest canines may bite when provoked. And you never can guess when a dog may be dangerous or vicious. After sustaining a dog bite, knowing Georgia’s laws can help you protect...

Happy Father’s Day

My father was a big part of me becoming a lawyer because he was a lawyer. He lived until he was 92 and he practiced well into his 70s. I saw the virtue of being a lawyer in my dad. He was a hero to me so of course he influenced me. Happy Father’s Day from our family...

Pedestrian injuries rising across state

It seems like in Atlanta every morning when I’m getting ready to come to the office, there’s some horrible story about a pedestrian being hit. The number of pedestrians hit or killed in Georgia and throughout the country is rising at a disturbing rate. Our firm has...

Our clients are everything

I’m Tom Ashenden, I’m a trial lawyer here in Atlanta, Georgia. I like to fight for people who think they are at a disadvantage, so I can level the playing field for them. We really care for the people we represent and it’s easy because they’re caring people. I find if...

Leveling the playing field for our clients

We’re here to level the playing field for the victims of these cases. These victims tend to be victims because the insurance companies don’t recognize what the law recognizes. That’s when we have to go to court. That’s when we have to file suit and protect those...

Representing clients hurt in bus accidents

200 people die every year in bus crashes and many more are injured. At Ashenden & Hollingsworth, P.C. we have sued MARTA many times. MARTA is jus one example because there are transportation companies that take people on vacation, church groups, and I’ve...

Georgia’s Hands-Free law nears year anniversary

Texting and driving is so unacceptable. I think what the bill, the law, the change in the law has done is really increase our awareness of how important it is not to do that. Do everything you can to just keep that phone away from you because it truly is a horrible...

Insurance companies are not always on your side

It’s definitely important for people to realize that insurance companies can sometimes work against you. They have a responsibility to their insured, they don’t have a responsibility to you. Their insured may be the person who hit you and therefore you’re the adverse...

Video Blog: Understanding traumatic brain injuries

I have been handling traumatic brain injury cases ever since I started doing personal injury work. So I studied it and I understand the science and medicine. When somebody has a cognitive deficit that means they are suffering from short-term memory loss, blurry...