Family Safety & Legal Tips

Visit us each week to view two minute segments from the ABC noon news in Atlanta, featuring Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi. Research shows that most injuries are preventable through safety education and a little extra care. At Montlick & Associates we are committed to helping you prevent injuries. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and family, and sign up for our Free Safety Alerts and Legal Tips.

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Protect Your Legal Rights After an Accident!

Monday, September 12, 2016
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Tags: Automobile Safety, Legal Tips,

If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation and benefits as a result of your injuries. It is not about the money it's about getting a fair settlement and protecting you and your family's well-being. Watch the video to find out why contacting our firm for a free consultation is the recommended course of action after an accident.

Public Service Programs Recognized: Montlick & Associates Honored by Georgia Secretary of State

Monday, September 5, 2016

The Georgia Secretary of State is the latest to recognize the Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys as an "Outstanding Georgia Business" and "Goodwill Ambassador." In this week's special news segment on WSB-TV Channel 2, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, and Director of Community Programs, Melinda Jeffress, share why the firms' public service programs continue to be an important part of their mission of support and safety in the community. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about the firm’s injury prevention and family safety programs and support of U.S. troops.

When Should I File a Diminished Value Claim?

Monday, August 22, 2016

The first concern after an auto accident is the physical well-being of those involved. But once the medical issues are addressed, it is time to focus on getting maximum recovery for your auto accident insurance claim. In this week's ABC News segment, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, explains your rights to compensation for property damaged in an auto accident, including how and when to file a "Diminished Value Claim." View the video and click on the link below for important information on this lesser known aspect of the law.

Avoid Costly Mistakes When Filing Your Accident Claim!

Monday, July 11, 2016

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 2,500 people are injured each week in Georgia car crashes. In this week's video on ABC News, Atlanta Auto Accident Attorneys Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi, reviews important steps that accident victims should take to protect their legal rights after a crash. Watch the video and click on the links below for additional information and to download the firm's Georgia Auto Accident Checklist, to print out and keep in your glove box.

Avoid Insurance "Delay & Deny" Tactics and Get the Compensation and Benefits You Deserve After an Auto Accident

Monday, June 20, 2016
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Insurance companies try to save money by avoiding valid claims for compensation by stonewalling, undervaluing or denying claims outright. Some insurers may attempt to drag out an insurance settlement by holding back payment until a settlement is reached. Watch this week's segment on ABC News Atlanta to learn how to protect your rights after an accident, how to avoid common insurance company pitfalls and get maximum compensation and benefits from your Georgia accident claim.

Avoid This Common Problem When Filing Your Auto Accident Claim in Georgia!

Monday, May 9, 2016

One of the most common problems people face when filing an auto accident claim in Georgia, is that the insurance company will try to shift the blame to them, even though the accident was not their fault. In this week's special news segment on WSB-TV Channel 2, Georgia car accident attorneys, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, gives examples of what you can do to protect your rights after an accident, and how the firm's experienced personal injury attorneys help clients get the most compensation when filing an accident claim in Georgia. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about the firm's practice areas, and their recent honors from the Georgia House of Representatives.

Learn When It's Necessary to Notify Police After an Auto Accident

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares helpful tips on what to do at the scene of an automobile accident and when it is necessary to notify police. The firm has created a convenient and helpful guide, the Georgia Auto Accident Checklist, to keep in your vehicle's glove box. We hope you will never need to use it, but they are very helpful tools to have if you are ever in an accident.

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage: What Georgia Drivers Need to Know!

Monday, April 18, 2016

In this week's segment on ABC News, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important information about Uninsured Motorist coverage - also known as Underinsured Motorist coverage, and how this type of insurance protects you and your family after an accident. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about how this vital coverage works, and what steps you need to take to properly insure your family.

How Montlick & Associates Can Help Reduce Stress After an Accident

Monday, April 4, 2016
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At Montlick & Associates, each Atlanta car accident lawyer understands how stressful life can be after an accident. Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, explains how our team is dedicated to helping you recover as quickly as possible - not just physically, but financially and emotionally as well. Watch our video to learn how we navigate through the insurance company's claims process to help get our clients the compensation they deserve. For a free consultation, simply call 1-800-LAW-NEED or click on the link below.

Be Prepared with Our Auto Accident Checklist

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Atlanta Accident Attorneys Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi shares important tips to follow if you are ever involved in an automobile accident. For a step by step guide on what to do at the scene of an accident; print out our Auto Accident Checklist and Accident Notes Form below and place in your glove box. We hope you will never need them, but they are very helpful tools to have if you are ever in an accident.

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Announcing Safe America's 2015 SafeTeen Georgia Driving Academy

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

As part of our ongoing commitment to driver safety, Montlick & Associates is proud to partner with the Safe America Foundation in support of their 10th Annual SafeTeen Georgia Driving Academy. The 2015 Driving Academy will take place at the Delta Flight Museum at 1060 Delta Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30354 on Saturday, November 7th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more details, including how to register your teen for this important safety event, please watch our ABC News video and click on the links below.

How to Handle an Accident Claim with a Pre-Existing Condition

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Some people who have been injured in a car accident may suffer injuries that aggravate or worsen a pre-existing medical condition. In this week's segment on ABC News, Atlanta car accident attorneys Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important information about how to handle an accident claim if you have a pre-existing condition, and what to expect from the insurance companies. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about your legal rights.

"Click It or Ticket!" - An Important Safety Message for Georgia Drivers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Atlanta personal injury attorneys Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, discusses the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety's 2015 "Click It or Ticket" campaign, a statewide initiative that kicks off this week to remind drivers to buckle up every ride. Since the campaign's inception, seat belt usage has risen to close to 90% in Georgia. Watch our weekly segment on ABC News and click on the link below to learn more about the campaign and what you can do to help keep you and your family safe on the road this holiday.

Georgia Bicycle Traffic Law: Bicyclists and Motorists Sharing the Road

Monday, April 20, 2015

In Georgia, motorists and cyclists both have responsibilities to obey traffic laws, and have equal rights to use the roadways. In this week's segment on ABC News, Atlanta car accident attorneys Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares important information about the Georgia law related to bicyclists, and tips for motorists to help make the roads safer for all users. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about the new law, plus other important traffic rules designed to keep motorists and cyclists safe when sharing the road.

Download the Firm's Free Mobile App to Help at the Scene of an Accident

Monday, March 30, 2015

The minutes after a car accident are traumatic for most people, and many drivers are not sure what to do. In this week's special news segment on WSB-TV Channel 2 in Atlanta, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, shares the important features available on the free auto accident attorney help app available for smartphones, and how it can help you at the scene of an accident. The Atlanta car accident attorneys encourage you to watch the video and click on the links below to learn more and download Montlick Mobile.

Texting While Driving is a Dangerous Practice...and Against the Law!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, reminds people driving in Georgia of the new law prohibiting texting while driving and the penalties involved. The firm also introduces its new "Don't Text and Drive" public service announcement and billboard campaign to help remind driver's that texting behind the wheel is a dangerous and deadly practice. Our Atlanta personal injury lawyers encourage you to take the Montlick & Associates Safe Driver Pledge today. Click on the links below to download the pledge form, and learn more about our driver safety initiatives designed to help keep you and your family safe on the roads.

Montlick & Associates and Safe America Foundation Sponsor Free Car Safety Inspection

Monday, November 3, 2014

As part of its ongoing commitment to public service and family safety, Georgia Personal Injury Attorneys, Montlick & Associates, is sponsoring a free auto safety check, Sunday, November 16th from 11 am to 2 pm at the Gwinnett Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, Georgia. Experts from the Safe America Foundation will perform a 10-point inspection including a check of tires, belts, brakes and other key parts, compliments of Montlick & Associates. Watch the video to find out how you can benefit from this free event before you head out on the road this holiday.

Here to Help When You Need Us the Most

Monday, July 7, 2014
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Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi discusses Montlick & Associates' long history of service to families in Georgia and throughout the Southeast; and the many different ways to contact us for your free consultation. Just call us at 1-800-LAW-NEED, 24 hours, 7 days including weekends and holidays. Or use our free online case evaluation form or live online chat by clicking on the link below.

Underage Drinking and Georgia Social Host Laws: What Every Teen Parent Needs to Know!

Monday, March 3, 2014

In this week's ABC News segment, Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi explains the dangers associated with underage drinking and the legal consequences adults could face under Georgia's Social Host laws and ordinances. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about these important laws and how you can help protect your teens from underage drinking, and potentially lethal, drunk driving accidents.

Injured on the Job? Georgia Workers' Compensation Legal Tips

Monday, February 24, 2014
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In addition to a large and successful personal injury practice, Montlick & Associates also has a team dedicated to Workers' Compensation Law. Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, explains the benefits available to injured workers, and what you should do to claim these benefits. Watch our video to learn how the dedicated team at Montlick & Associates will work hard to protect your interests and get you the compensation you deserve.

30 Years of Exceptional Public Service: Montlick & Associates Honored by Georgia House!

Monday, December 2, 2013

The Georgia House of Representatives passed House Resolution 394 honoring the Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys at Montlick and Associates for providing "efficient, effective and dedicated services to the citizens of Georgia". In this week's segment on ABC News, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, and Director of Community Programs, Melinda Jeffress talk about the firm's commitment to providing high quality legal services to accident victims. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about the firm's contributions to the community through its public service programs promoting family safety, injury prevention and support of U.S. Troops.

Important Information to Keep Your Family Safe

Monday, October 10, 2011

Montlick and Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, discusses the history and the vision behind the firm's extensive Family Safety initiatives, including HelpKeepKidsSafe.org, founded in 1987, and the firm's more recent DNA LifePrint Child Safety Program.

Georgia's TADRA Law Helps Prevent Teen Fatalities!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi appears on ABC News to outline important rules and regulations of TADRA, the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act. Watch this week's video to learn more about how this graduated driver's licensing program helps prevent accidents and even saves teen lives. Click on the links below to download the firm's Parent's Guide to TADRA, and access additional information and statistics from Georgia's Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). Note: Change in the new curfew law effective July 1, 2014

Georgia's TADRA Law: Important Restrictions for Teen Drivers!

Monday, April 4, 2011

In the second of this two-part series, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate Jacquie Palisi returns to ABC News to help parents understand the important restrictions that the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA) places on teen drivers. Watch our latest video here and click on the links below to download the firm's Parent's Guide to TADRA, and access additional information and statistics from Georgia's Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). Note: Change in the new curfew law effective July 1, 2014

Follow These Precautions and Travel Safely This Holiday!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In this week's ABC News segment, Montlick & Associates' Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi, reviews simple car maintenance that can help prevent serious auto accidents and keep you and your loved ones safe on the road this holiday. Watch the video and click on the links below to download our Holiday Road Trip Safety Checklist, plus other important safety guides to print out and keep in your glove box.

Driver Fatigue - A Bigger Problem Than Most Drivers Realize!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

People who drive while drowsy pose a much bigger threat than most people realize. In this week's segment on ABC News, Montlick & Associates Family Safety Advocate, Jacquie Palisi discusses the risks associated with driver fatigue, and offers tips to help drivers recognize when it's time to pull over and rest, or change drivers. Watch the video and click on the links below to learn more about this important driver safety issue.

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