Practice Areas

Our practice is focused on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases in Georgia, primarily in the areas of trucking liability, products liability, premises liability, and appellate practice.  Numerous cases have resulted in recoveries over a million dollars. 

Mr. Shigley has over 41 years' experience trying cases in Georgia courts.  Some examples of the types of case we handled successfully for our clients include:

  • Hundreds of automobile crash cases. Mr. Shigley is a past chair of the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section of the American Association for Justice.
  • Tractor-trailer. Semi trailer, dump truck and other large commercial truck crashes in which occupants of either another vehicle or the large truck itself were killed or seriously injured. Mr. Shigley has served on the national boards of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys andthe Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, taught in continuing legal education programs on trucking litigation from coast to coast, and was chair of the Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute.
  • Bus crashes involving tour buses, company van crashes, school buses and transit buses. Among those was the crash of a tour bus in Atlanta carrying the a college baseball team from Ohio to Florida.
  • Products liability cases involving defective design or manufacture of automobiles, trucks, tires, lift trucks, and industrial equipment.
  • Many cases involving back injuries, brain injuries, concussions, spinal cord injuries and burns.
  • Premises liability cases due to unsafe conditions in commercial properties, swimming pools, apartments, and parking decks. Mr. Shigley is a past chair of the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section of the American Association for Justice.

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another's negligence, contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights.

Client Reviews
"Goes above and beyond and is a mountain of knowledge on spine and brain injuries. He does his research and represents you with a level of excellence. Remains a friend after representing me." Dee M., Woodstock, GA
"I have collaborated with Mr. Shigley on several initiatives within Georgia’s Judiciary over the past few years and found him to be a persistent and attentive individual. Ken has taken great pride in his involvement with the projects that I have worked on and he is good at influencing success. Despite his hectic schedule, Ken has always made time to discuss, research and review ideas for the best way to accomplish goals. I look forward to a continued working relationship in this and future roles." Jorge B., CIO, Judicial Council of Georgia
"After having to have a hole drilled in an automobile part at a machine shop 10 years ago, I told my uncle I could have done that. My uncle replied, "You are doing this once these guys do it every day" That simply means if you don't know where to turn, get help and get an expert. Ken was that help when I was severely injured during a fatal accident. Ken and his team at Shigley Law are experts, and are here to help you during your crisis. Ken will be there during the injury, recovery, and trial. He and his firm will work hard to see that you are represented fairly!" Jeremy R.
"Ken is a very kind man. He has a wealth of knowledge and is going above and beyond to help us while representing our case." Candy F., spouse of catastrophic injury client, Plains, GA
"I know Ken as trial lawyer of highest standards. Ken is knowledgeable and innovative and that translates to success in the courtroom. He is outgoing, compassionate and personable which makes him a pleasure to work with in any setting." Eric B., Attorney, Canton, GA