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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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Can I Seek Compensation For Food Poisoning?

The last thing any person expects when they consume foods or beverages is that they will become sick with food poisoning. Unfortunately, the reality is that there are times when the careless or negligent actions of a restaurant or company can lead to food becoming contaminated or improperly prepared. When this occurs, consumers can become incredibly ill. Here, we want to discuss whether or not you will be able to seek compensation if you have experienced food poisoning due to the actions of a restaurant or company. How Does Food Poisoning Occur? Data available from the Centers for Disease Control… read more

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Can I Recover Compensation After An Accident With A MARTA Bus in Atlanta?

The Metropolitan Area Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is the main public transport operator in the Atlanta area. The system was formed in 1971 and operated for a long time as simply a bus system, but MARTA now operates bus routes as well as a network of rapid transit systems with 48 miles of rail track. The MARTA bus system serves a much wider area than the rail system, including areas and Clayton, DeKalb, and Fulton counties. With several 100 buses that cover over 100 bus routes and millions of annual miles driven, it is inevitable that MARTA bus accidents will… read more

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A Statute Of Repose Could Affect Your Claim

When it comes to personal injury claims, most people understand that they have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit in order to recover the compensation they may be entitled to. We refer to these time limits as the statute of limitations. For example, the Georgia statute of limitations for personal injury claims is two years from the date the injury occurred. Failing to file a lawsuit within this timeframe will result in a person being unable to recover the compensation they are entitled to. However, most people have not heard of the statute of repose that applies… read more

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What Are Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, you will likely be entitled to various types of compensation. However, it can become confusing when discussion about damages begins. A few phrases that are often thrown around in these situations include “economic damages” and “non-economic damages.” Here, we want to specifically discuss economic damages as they relate to personal injury claims made in Georgia. These costs can be tremendous, and it is crucial that any injury victim properly understand what they are entitled to. Economic Damages… read more

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What Is The Difference Between Bodily Injury And Personal Injury?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else in Georgia, there is a chance you will be able to recover compensation for your losses. You have also probably heard two terms thrown around that may seem familiar – “personal injury” and “bodily injury.” At first glance, it seems like these two terms mean the same thing. The reality is that both of these terms have different meanings depending on what context they are used in. Specifically, their meanings differ when it comes to the legal realm and… read more

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Preparing for and Giving a Deposition in Georgia

If you or somebody you love has then injured due to the careless comment negligent, or intentional actions of someone else, you will likely be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, there are times when insurance carriers and at fault parties put up significant roadblocks when it comes to securing this compensation. When working to secure fair compensation in a personal injury claim, it may be necessary to sit for a deposition. We understand that depositions can be confusing for many people, so we want to give a brief explanation of what a deposition is and how you… read more

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What Are Interrogatories in a Personal Injury Case?

Any time a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, they are likely entitled to various types of compensation. This can include coverage of their medical bills, lost income, out-of-pocket expenses, pain and suffering damages, and more. Most personal injury cases are settled by insurance carriers before a trial is necessary. However, when a trial is necessary, both sides will have to ask questions of the other side. In order for each side to get their questions answered by the opposition, they will usually send a list of questions, or… read more

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Can I Get an Auto Accident Settlement That Exceeds the Policy Limits?

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a vehicle accident in Georgia caused by the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, you would likely be entitled to compensation. However, accident victims are often limited concerning how much they are able to recover due to the at-fault party’s insurance policy limits. Here, we want to discuss what happens if your expenses exceed the policy limits of the insurance carriers involved in the case. There are ways to recover additional compensation, though this could result in extending the overall timeframe of the personal injury claim. Insurance carriers will… read more

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