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2970 Clairmont Road NE

Suite 650

Atlanta, GA  30329

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Buckley Christopher P.C. provides exceptional service to its clients in Georgia and nationally, with emphasis on: constitutional and governmental matters; casualty, transportation and products cases; and employment matters including workers' compensation claims. 

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In Memory of
Maria Demos
1962 - 2019

It is with broken hearts that we mourn the death of our friend and colleague, Maria Demos.  Maria had an infectious spirit that she shared with everyone and was loved by our clients and business associates.  She inspired us all with her victorious battle with cancer while she served as operations director for the firm.  She retired from that position at the end of 2018.  After retiring, Maria focused even more on her true vocation of being a wonderful mother, wife and daughter.  Maria was dedicated, loving and rock solid for her children Johnny and Eleni, her husband Nick and her parents.  Sadly, Maria passed away on August 16th after a recurrence of her illness.  We will miss her and ask you to pray for her and her family and for all who must move on without her smile to brighten their lives.

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Municipal Liability

 

General Casualty

 

Employment Litigation

 

Workers' Compensation

School/Education Law

 

Transportation Litigation

 

Product Liability

 

Commercial Litigation

 

Coverage Disputes

 

Our News

Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment for Sheriff

September 25, 2019

Tim Buckley and Taylor Hensel secured dismissal of all claims in a lawsuit alleging a sheriff’s deputy was negligent in operating his cruiser when he ran over the Plaintiff, who was sleeping in the middle of a seldom-used county road.  The injuries sustained resulted in approximately $175,000 in medical bills.  The Court found in favor of the Sheriff and his deputy, concluding that the deputy did not breach any duty owed to the plaintiff as the deputy was maintaining a proper lookout, traveling slowly, and using all precautions while the plaintiff was wearing dark clothes and lying on a tarp in an unlit area at approximately 2:00 a.m.  The Court also held that the deputy’s actions did not proximately cause Plaintiff’s injuries because the deputy could not have anticipated a person lying on the ground in the path of the patrol car.  The dismissal was not appealed.

Buckley Christopher Secures Dismissal of Mandamus Action

August 30, 2019

            A wrecker company filed a writ of mandamus and complaint seeking declaratory judgment against three county employees in an action to undo the county’s decision to place the wrecker company on a permanent suspension from an approved wrecker company rotation list.  The government employee defendants, represented by Tim Buckley, Eva Hill, and the county’s attorney, filed a motion to dismiss asserting that neither the plaintiff wrecker company nor any other had an established legal right to remain on the rotation list and that the wrecker company had stated no clear legal duty on the part of the individuals named.  Though the wrecker company denied any wrongdoing, the wrecker company conceded it had no established legal right to remain on a rotation list.  The court granted the motion to dismiss finding the writ and the declaratory judgment were unsupported and improper.

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Buckley Christopher P.C.

2970 Clairmont Road, NE
Suite 650
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
 
P: 404.633.9230
F: 404.633.9640

info@bchlawpc.com