A Georgia helicopter pilot recently died and seriously wounded his passenger after the helicopter suddenly fell from the air. The aviation accident occurred near Highway 81 close to the Walton and Barrow County line. Eye witnesses say they saw the helicopter hovering around in the area shortly prior to its crash. The passenger was sent to Grady Memorial Hospital via Life Flight. The extent of his injuries are still unknown at this time. Authorities investigating the accident hope to determine what caused the helicopter to crash after conducting a more detailed evaluation of the incident. The names of those involved in the helicopter crash have not been released.
A partner with Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC,, Brandon Smith has devoted his practice to pharmaceutical litigation, mass torts, products liability and serious personal injury. A frequent guest speaker at legal seminars all over the country—Brandon is focused on helping injured victims nationwide, however possible. Named a SuperLawyer again in 2019, he has also been called out as one of 10 Best Attorneys For Georgia by the American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys and a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers in 2019.