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Will the Settlement Offer Cover the Long-Term Cost of Paralysis?

Paralysis can be caused by various types of injuries, and it sometimes occurs due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual or business. Some of the most common causes of paralysis include vehicle accidents, workplace incidents, medical mistakes, near-drowning incidents, and more. In these situations, injury victims should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, will a settlement cover the long-term costs of paralysis? Here, we want to discuss how settlements work in these cases, as well as the importance of working with a skilled attorney who can help recover maximum compensation. The Lifetime Costs of… read more

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Georgia Truck Accident FAQ

Truck accidents often lead to devastating injuries for those involved, particularly those riding in traditional passenger vehicles. When these crashes occur, it may be necessary for those involved to seek assistance from a skilled and experienced truck accident attorney to help them recover the compensation they need. Here, we want to take some time and discuss the most commonly asked questions that truck accident victims have in the aftermath of these incidents. Not every question victims may have can probably be answered on a single page, and we strongly encourage you to reach out to an attorney for assistance as… read more

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Injured on a Rental Scooter in GA

Electric scooters have become incredibly popular over the last few years. In general, we will see that electric scooters are much more popular in the urban areas of the state, particularly in and around the Atlanta area. However, other cities also have electric scooters that individuals can rent. When these scooters first started making appearances on Georgia roadways, they were touted as good alternatives to walking or biking. However, serious injuries caused by scooter crashes have occurred all across the country. Here, we want to discuss who could be held liable in the aftermath of sustaining an injury on a… read more

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Why is August a Deadly Driving Month?

Statistics have shown, time and time again, that August is a particularly deadly month when it comes to traffic fatalities. Every driver should be armed with the most knowledge possible about driving conditions and roadway safety, and this includes understanding what times of the year they are more likely to face an accident. Here, we want to discuss some other reasons why August tends to be more deadly for driving than other months. What the Statistics Show About August Driving When we look at data available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), we can see that the agency… read more

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What NOT to Say After a Car Accident

Getting into a vehicle accident can be a terrifying experience for every party involved. In the immediate aftermath of a crash, and in the days and weeks to follow, crash victims will be expected to talk to various parties about the incident. This includes law enforcement officials, insurance carriers, and maybe even attorneys. However, there are some things that crash victims should not say after an incident occurs. Here, we want to discuss a few different statements that any person involved in an accident should absolutely not tell other parties aside from their own attorney. “It was my fault” Under… read more

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What To Do If A Government-Owned Car Hits You

Whether you are operating on the streets of Atlanta or in the rural areas of Georgia, one thing is certain – vehicle accidents are going to occur. For the vast majority of vehicle accident cases throughout Georgia, the claim will be resolved through a settlement with the insurance carrier of the at-fault driver. However, what happens if you are involved in a vehicle accident caused by the driver inside of a government-owned vehicle? Here, we want to discuss how these claims will differ from traditional vehicle accident claims. Georgia Accidents With Government-Owned Vehicles Even though you may not realize it,… read more

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What Are OSHA’s Top Safety Violations?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plays a critical role when it comes to workplace safety throughout the United States. OSHA has regulations for safety requirements in most workplaces throughout the country, and an employer’s failure to abide by these regulations could result in significant consequences. Each year, OSHA compiles a list of the top violations that they encounter when they conduct inspections of workplaces throughout the US. Our Atlanta personal injury attorneys want to share the most recent top safety violation list so that you have an understanding of whether or not you are operating in a safe… read more

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The Three Types of Products Liability Suits

The last thing that any person should have to worry about is that a product that they use or consume could cause them or their family harm. Unfortunately, defective products are not uncommon in this country. Almost every day, we hear about a major recall on the news. Sometimes the recall pertains to vehicles or foods and beverages. In other cases, recalls deal with appliances, workout equipment, and even children’s toys. Here, we want to discuss the three main types of product liability lawsuits that may occur, and they all revolve around different things that can go wrong with the… read more

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The Relationship Between Brain Injury And Stroke

When most people think of traumatic brain injuries, they think of most of the damage coming from the impact and the subsequent swelling that occurs inside of the skull. However, many people are not aware that there is a link between brain injuries and strokes. Strokes occur when the blood supply in part of the brain is interrupted or reduced. When this occurs, brain cells begin to die within minutes. The link between brain injuries and strokes needs to be discussed and understood, particularly if you or somebody you know has experienced a brain injury recently. What is the Link… read more

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Georgia School Bus Laws

We all see school buses on the road and likely have the same thought – “Please do not stop while I am behind you.” Even though riding behind a school bus can sometimes be an inconvenience, the reality is that there are very strict laws in the state of Georgia concerning how drivers react and respond when a school bus is on the roadway. Here, we want to guess what the law says about how drivers are supposed to respond depending on the type of roadway drivers are operating on. When You Have to Stop for a School Bus When… read more

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