J. Franklin Burns has more than 27 years of experience. He spent 15 years defending insurance companies against personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. Since 2002, he has represented injured workers and has used the knowledge he gained as a defense lawyer to help his clients.
A Tactical Advantage
Because our attorneys were insurance defense attorneys first, we have the advantage of knowing the other side’s plans and moves. By using this inside knowledge and experience, we are better able to advance our clients’ cases to trial or by resolution through settlement.
Free Consultation – Se habla Español – Handicapped Accessible OfficesProtecting the Rights of the Injured in Georgia
If you or a member of your family have suffered a serious injury or death, don't let yourself be intimidated by an insurance company, an employer or by a medical provider. Your health and your future are too important. Every day, severely injured people are forced into a system that is not designed to protect their rights unless they have legal representation. To get the compensation to which you are entitled by law, contact The law office of J. Franklin Burns, P.C.
We handle personal injury, workers' compensation, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. We represent the families of loved ones killed by the negligence of others and people who have suffered life-changing injuries that may require months or years of medical treatment and rehabilitation to return to the lives they had before suffering their injuries.
Many of our clients have suffered permanent injuries, for which they need compensation for future medical expenses, loss of earning capacity and lost enjoyment of life.
Unlike many lawyers, we don't seek the quick settlement of injury claims. In serious injury cases, reaching a quick settlement may only benefit the law firm and the insurance company, and the injured may not receive enough money to pay the medical bills, much less compensate them for everything they have lost.
At The law office of J. Franklin Burns, P.C., we are willing to take your case as far as it needs to go to help you obtain fair and full compensation. We have experience obtaining justice for our clients in the Georgia and federal court systems.
For more information or a free case evaluation by an attorney, call (404) 303-7770 or fill out the contact form on this site. We have offices in both Atlanta.
The Experience You Need
Super Lawyers Magazine nationally recognizes attorneys who have received high peer recognition and demonstrate outstanding professional achievement.
Franklin Burns Has been named to the list in: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
Georgia Supreme Court: Workers' Comp Weekly Wage Can Count Second Job EarningsThe Georgia Supreme Court recently held that a bus driver’s second job during the summer should be counted as part of her “average weekly wage” in ascertaining how much she should receive in workers’ compensation benefits for an injury suffered in a fall. In Fulton County Board of Education et al. v. Thomas, the bus
New OSHA Rule Requires Detailed Record Keeping of Workplace InjuriesThe new electronic record-keeping rule finalized by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) will require employers to submit injury and illness report information directly to OSHA in electronic form. OSHA will then remove identifying information from these reports and make them public and searchable in a database. Officials hope
OSHA Fines Georgia Furniture Company $60k for Workplace Amputation InjuryA furniture store has been ordered to pay nearly $60,000 in fines by federal regulators after discovery of numerous safety violations following a workplace amputation at a Georgia plant late last year. According to a news release by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, the employer
The law firm of J. Franklin Burns, P.C. has an office in Atlanta, Georgia, but represent clients statewide, including residents of Marietta, Roswell, Alpharetta, Smyrna, Statesboro, Dublin, Dunwoody, Forest Park, Douglasville, Peachtree City, Dalton, Carrollton, Kennesaw, Rome, Lawrenceville, Duluth, Tucker, Gainesville, Athens, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Dekalb County, Cobb County, Douglas County, Clayton County, Gwinnett County, Rockdale County, Henry County, and Fayette County Georgia..