In the new episode of “Justice At Work”, Partner Kathy Harrington-Sullivan is joined by Michael S. Wilensky, the Lead Litigator of the Wrongful Death/Serious Injury litigation team at Barrett & Farahany. This practice is devoted to representing clients who have sustained serious injuries or who have suffered the loss of a loved one through wrongful death.
The firm’s personal injury team has resolved hundreds of cases where the client has suffered a serious injury, including injuries to the brain, spine (neck and back), spinal cord, shoulders, knees, ankles, and more extensive injuries that have resulted in amputation, paralysis or burns.
Kathy and Michael will discuss:
- What is wrongful death and serious injury under the law?
- What are some of the most common causes of serious injuries?
- Does your automobile insurance cover serious injuries?
- What is chiropractic malpractice?
- What is being done to help residents of nursing and long-term care homes?
Kathy and Michael will help to make Wrongful Death & Serious Injury matters easier for you to understand.
Michael Wilensky is the Lead Litigator of the Wrongful Death/Serious Injury litigation team at Barrett & Farahany. Michael’s practice is devoted to representing clients who have sustained serious injuries or who have suffered the loss of a loved one through wrongful death. An equally significant portion of Michael’s practice is dedicated to litigation matters, including claims of sexual harassment, violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and gender, pregnancy, race, religion, age, and disability discrimination.
Michael is recognized as one of Georgia’s premier wrongful death and serious injury attorneys. He is an AV Rated Preeminent Attorney and has the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. In 2019 Michael was awarded the Judicial AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible distinction.
Recently, Michael was selected to be a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for the third consecutive year (2018, 2019, and 2020). In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Michael was recognized as a Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Michael has also been named Legal Elite by Georgia Trend Magazine 6 times (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019).
In addition to his law practice, Michael was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2018 and currently represents District 79, covering Dunwoody, a part of Doraville, and a small area of Chamblee. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee, the Intragovernmental Coordination Committee, and the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight Committee.
Kathy Harrington Sullivan/Partner
Kathy Harrington Sullivan is a Partner at Barrett & Farahany and manages the firm’s case evaluation team. Because knowledge truly is power, Kathy and the Atlanta employment attorneys on her team regularly consult with and empower potential clients by helping them to understand the law, clarifying what their rights are as employees, and determining what steps they can take to protect themselves and their jobs.
Kathy is an active member of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) and is also a member of the Labor & Employment section of the Atlanta Bar Association. She holds a J.D. from Mercer University School of Law, a B.S. with Highest Honors in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Nursing from Georgia College. In addition to being a Georgia-licensed attorney, Kathy is also a Registered Nurse, a trained Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) investigator, and a mediator registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Kathy has mediated numerous court cases, including civil cases, divorce and child custody cases, and juvenile delinquency and deprivation cases.
About Barrett & Farahany:
Barrett & Farahany is a highly experienced employment law team that believes strongly in helping individuals fight injustice in the workplace. Their skilled Atlanta employment law attorneys have decades of experience helping to defend employee rights and always protect employee victims of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. They take great pride in providing assistance based on years of experience negotiating and litigating employment matters to protect employee interests.
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