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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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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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Workers’ Compensation For Industrial Accidents

Every worker should be able to count on receiving compensation when they sustain an on-the-job injury. Injuries can happen in any industry, but some are riskier than others. This is particularly true for various types of industrial work. Industrial accidents can lead to severe injuries, and it is not uncommon for victims in these situations to need extensive medical care and a significant amount of wage assistance if they cannot work while they recover. Here, we want to discuss the challenges of securing workers’ compensation insurance in the aftermath of an industrial accident. Industrial Jobsites are Hazardous Industrial jobs have… read more

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Who is at Fault in a Multi-Vehicle Crash?

The last thing any person expects when we get behind the wheel of a vehicle is that they will be involved in an accident. However, vehicle accidents are not uncommon on Georgia roadways. In most situations, we will find that the at-fault driver will be responsible for paying compensation to any party who sustained injuries or property damage as a result of their negligent actions. However, when a multi-vehicle crash occurs, determining fault can be difficult. Here, we want to discuss how liability is determined for a multi-vehicle collision as well as how Georgia handles modified comparative negligence when it… read more

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