Injury in Fulton County
Fulton County is an economic hub in the state of Georgia. Fulton County is a place quite like no other, with a world of serenity, economic opportunity and pleasure found in Fulton County. Fulton County is home to a number of different cities. Alpharetta, Atlanta, Chattahoochee Hills, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Palmetto, Roswell, Sandy Springs and Union City are incorporated cities and towns in Fulton County. Atlanta, the state’s capitol, is the county seat for Fulton County. The population in Fulton County is upwards of 920,000 people, because there is most likely a significant undercounting of people in the city of Atlanta. Fulton County is one of the five core counties of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area and is the most populous county in the state of Georgia.
Fulton County has a total square area of 534 square miles of which 528 square miles is land. The shape of Fulton County resembles a sword with its handle at the northeastern part and the tip at the southwestern part. Fulton County has access to almost every major Interstate that comes into Georgia. Interstate 20, Interstate 75, Interstate 85 and Interstate 285 all intersect one another throughout Fulton County. Numerous U.S. Highways go through Fulton County including Route’s 19, 23,29,41,78 and 278. Georgia 400 is the most used road for residents of Fulton County. MARTA also serves most of the county, with stations in the following cities: Atlanta, Sandy Springs, East Point and College Park as well as the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The Fulton County Airport, often called Charlie Brown Field is located just west of Atlanta’s city limits, but it is run by Fulton County serving as a municipal or general aviation airport. Fulton County has a budget of $1.2 billion which funds an array of resident services. The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has 34 branches, making it one of the largest library systems in Georgia.
Fulton County is so large that there have been a number of different cities try to annex them and become an independent city. It all began with Sandy Springs in the 1970’s, who were reportedly blocked by Atlanta Democrats, but once the city was picked up by Republicans in 2002, the movement gained steam. In 2005 Sandy Springs became its own city and shortly thereafter Johns Creek and Milton did the same thing. Chattahoochee Hills residents followed their neighbors and in an overwhelming vote, they became incorporated in 2007.
If you or a loved one is involved in a car accident or trucking accident and need a personal injury or wrongful death lawyer to ensure that your legal rights are preserved in Fulton County, please contact the Law Offices of Falanga and Chalker. Falanga and Chalker have a track record of success, recovering over $170 million in damages for their personal injury and wrongful death clients in the state of Georgia. The Law Offices of Falanga and Chalker have four offices throughout Georgia, with two being in the metropolitan Atlanta area, one on the south side in the city of Riverdale and the other located in Alpharetta on the north Fulton County area. An experienced personal injury and wrongful death attorney from the Law Offices of Falanga and Chalker will come to you, for a free consultation, to ensure that you and your loved ones receive your fair share of a personal injury or wrongful death settlement.