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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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Can a Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Bankruptcy?

If you have been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, you are likely entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and other losses you may have sustained due to the incident. Often, injury victims are able to recover compensation from an insurance settlement or as a result of a successful personal injury civil lawsuit. However, what happens if you are going through bankruptcy at the time when you receive an injury settlement? Here, we want to discuss whether or not a personal injury settlement can affect your bankruptcy filing. Bankruptcy requires complete disclosure… read more

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Should I Hire An Attorney For A Soft Tissue Injury?

Vehicle accidents can lead to significant injuries for those involved. These injuries vary widely depending on numerous factors, including the angle of the collision, the severity of the collision, and even the physical condition of those involved. One of the most common injuries that people sustain in a vehicle accident is a soft tissue injury. Here, we want to discuss whether or not you should hire an attorney in the event you or somebody you care about sustains a soft tissue injury in a Georgia vehicle accident. What is a soft tissue injury? There are various types of soft tissue… read more

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Loss of Consortium Under Georgia Law

It is not uncommon to read about the outcome of a personal injury lawsuit and see that somebody was awarded “loss of consortium” damages. “Consortium” is admittedly a confusing word for those who do not have much experience in the legal field. Here, we want to help our readers understand exactly what “loss of consortium” means and how this can affect personal injury victims and their families in the state of Georgia. What are loss of consortium damages? Loss of consortium damages are meant to provide compensation for the disruption of a married couple’s quality of life due to the… read more

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Damage Caps in Georgia Personal Injury Law

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else, this can lead to significant setbacks. Not only will you have to deal with physical and emotional pain and suffering, but you will also have to contend with incoming medical bills, lost wages, out-of-pocket expenses, and more. You should be able to recover compensation either through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit verdict, but do you know whether or not Georgia places limitations on the amount of money you can recover? Here, we want to discuss whether… read more

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Can You Sue For Emotional Distress In Georgia?

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or wrongful actions of somebody else, there may be various types of compensation available for your injuries and other losses. Often, you will see that somebody has been awarded “emotional distress” damages as a result of their injuries. In some cases, however, there is an attempt to recover emotional distress damages as a result of witnessing the injury or death of a loved one. Here, we want to discuss what “emotional distress” actually means and whether or not you are allowed to file a lawsuit… read more

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What Is Georgia’s Leash Law?

Dogs are a major part of many people’s lives in Georgia. As arguably the most popular pet in the state, it is crucial to understand that there are various laws regarding the ownership of dogs. Georgia does not have a statewide leash law in place. However, most Georgia counties and municipalities do have laws that stipulate when a dog must be restrained. Dog owners who fail to follow appropriate leash laws could find themselves liable for any injuries caused by their unleashed dog. What are Georgia’s leash laws? There are around 70 to 80 million dogs in US households. When… read more

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