Personal Injury

What are Heat Stress Injuries?

Heat stress injuries are serious and can lead to significant health concerns. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or who work in hot environments could be at risk of a heat stress injury. The most common heat stress injuries include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat rashes. Employers have a duty to ensure workers have a safe environment. If an employee is forced to work in overheated conditions, they could suffer severe health consequences, and existing health conditions could be exasperated. Types of Heat-Related Illnesses According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most… read more


Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia?

Losing a loved one due to the careless, negligent, or criminal actions of someone else is incredibly difficult to deal with. Family members are often left picking up the pieces, wondering what they can do moving forward. Today, we want to discuss wrongful death cases, particularly, who is able to file a wrongful deal lawsuit in Georgia. What does the law say about Georgia wrongful death? Georgia’s laws cover wrongful death cases and state that, if a person is killed by the wrongful act of another person, company, or entity, then the family members of the deceased have the right… read more


What’s the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one are injured due to the negligence or careless actions of another person, you need to understand how to recover compensation for your damages. Understanding this means discussing two options: Filing a personal insurance claim Filing a personal injury lawsuit Today, we want to discuss the difference between these two so you have a better understanding of your case and options. You should always speak with a qualified Georgia personal injury lawyer before moving forward with a case. A personal injury claim The first step in many personal injury cases is a personal injury claim… read more


Five Mistakes to Avoid in a Personal Injury Case

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligent or careless actions of another person, you may need to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim or lawsuit. However, these cases can become complicated, and you do not want to do anything to jeopardize a satisfactory settlement. Today, we want to discuss the top five mistakes to avoid in a personal injury case. Please remember to always speak to a qualified Georgia personal injury lawyer who can assist you as you move forward. Your very move could be watched in these cases Insurance companies are for-profit… read more


Pros and Cons of Settling Your Personal Injury Case Out of Court

No two personal injury cases are alike, and there are different ways to reach a positive outcome. Today, we want to clear up some of the confusion you may have about what it means to settle a personal injury case out of court. When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you are either going to settle it through negotiations with the other side or the case will go to the courtroom. If a case goes to trial, it will be argued in front of a jury who will make the ultimate determination as to whether damages should be awarded and… read more


What is Georgia’s Contributory Negligence Law?

Negligence is the central legal concept on which most personal injury claims revolve. Negligence is someone’s failure to exercise a reasonable degree of care to prevent injury to another person. Many personal injury lawsuits in Atlanta also involve the concept of contributory negligence. This concept has the power to bar a plaintiff from financial recovery in certain situations, or reduce recovery, based on the state’s strict modified comparative negligence law. If you become a plaintiff in Georgia, you need to understand the state’s negligence laws. What Does Georgia’s Contributory Negligence Code Say? The text of Georgia’s contributory negligence law is… read more