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The Law Office of Donald P. Edwards

29 reviews
170 Mitchell St SW,  Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 549-6790

Premises Liability Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

With a law practice that spans 42 years, Donald P. Edwards handles cases related to nursing home abuse and other injury actions in Atlanta, Georgia.

Do you need legal assistance after an auto or truck collision? Do you suspect that the death of a nursing home patient is wrongful? If you want to obtain full compensation for victims who are hurt or killed because of another's fault and/or negligence, Donald P. Edwards is your legal ally.

With 40 years of experience, this Atlanta lawyer will represent your best interests. From premises liability to personal injury actions and other claims, this distinguished Georgia trial attorney will protect your rights.

Case Acceptance and Contingency Agreement

If you don't have money to pay for a good attorney in Atlanta,Georgia,Donald P. Edwards can still file your negligence lawsuit immediately. On the basis of a contingent-fee agreement,he will receive compensation for his service only if a court orders recovery of funds.

With Donald P. Edwards,you will have ethical and aggressive legal representation in actions related to the following:

- Automobile accidents , spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy and dog bites
- Drunk drivers,wrongful death and motorcycle accidents
- Insurance bad faith, school bus accidents as well as slips and falls
- Traumatic brain injury
- Nursing home abuse and medical malpractice
- Vaccine injuries
- Auto/truck collisions

Legal Recognition and Awards

As an agent of social change, Donald P. Edwards has received multiple awards including the following:

- Recipient of the State Bar Community Service Award
- Recipient of Georgia's Super Lawyers in 2010 to 2013
- Rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell,a respected national law directory
- Inductee to the Gate City Bar Association's "Hall of Fame"
- Recipient of the NAACP's Thurgood Marshall Award
- Recipient of the 2002 Silver Beaver Award for Volunteer Service
- Recipient of highest award for volunteer service from the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Civic Affiliations and Memberships

With a proven record of client representation since 1973, Donald P. Edwards is also a respected member of the following associations:

- Chairman, Fulton County Board of Ethics
- Immediate past chair, South Atlanta District for the Boy Scouts of America
- Founding president of Southwest Hospital Foundation; trustee, Southwest Hospital
- Past board president, Southwest Hospital Foundation; trustee, Southwest Hospital
- Past board president, Christian Council of Metropolitan Atlanta
- Founding president, Association of Metro Atlanta DFACS Boards
- Past chairman, Board of the Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services
- Member, Leadership Atlanta
- Supporting Member, Georgia Association of Trial Lawyers
- Member, American Association for Justice
- Past president of the Gate City Bar Association
- Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- Member, National Bar Association
- Past member, Board of Governors, National Bar Association

Representation of Victims of Negligence

If you have reason to suspect that your relative is the victim of nursing home abuse,contact this reliable legal counsel in Atlanta, Georgia who will do the following:

- Respond to your questions promptly
- Educate you about the choices you need to make
- Collate the evidence necessary to support your action
- Listen to your expectations attentively
- Represent you aggressively,ethically and professionally

In his long practice as an elderly care negligence attorney in Atlanta, Georgia, Donald P. Edwards is familiar with the types of injuries that can result in a negligence case. Some of these follow:

- Falls and fractures, physical or chemical restraints and poor personal hygiene
- Improper,wrong or overmedication;bed sores; and lack of supervision
- Physical abuse or unexplained injury, weight gain or loss and septic shock
- Aspiration pneumonia as well as theft of money and personal property
- Unexpected or wrongful death,unsanitary conditions and sexual assault
- Over-sedation, abandonment,substandard medical care and gangrene
- Defective equipment, malnutrition or dehydration and untrained or insufficient staff

Service Area

  • Buckhead
  • Cascade Heights
  • Cobb County
  • Decatur
  • DeKalb County
  • Downtown
  • Druid Hills/Emory
  • East Atlanta
  • Fort McPherson
  • Greenbriar
  • Grove Park
  • Gwinnett County
  • Jonesboro
  • Lakewood
  • Lithonia
  • Marietta
  • Midtown
  • Riverside
  • Smyrna
  • South Atlanta
  • Stone Mountain
  • VA Highland/Morningside
  • West End

Malpractice Law

  • General Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Malpractice

Personal Injury Law

  • Accidents
  • Animal Bites
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Children's Injuries
  • Drugs & Medical Devices
  • General Personal Injury
  • Negligence
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Slip & Fall
  • Uninsured Motorists
  • Wrongful Death
Year Established:
Monday   8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday   8:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday   8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday   8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday   8:30am - 5:30pm

By Appointment Only

2004 Inductee to the Gate City Bar Association's Hall of Fame. NAACP Thurgood Marshall Award Recipient. Chief Justice Robert Benham Community Service Award Recipient.

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