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Why You Should Hire A Georgia Personal Injury Attorney

Have you suffered a serious accident? Does your recovery involve long-term expenses, such as medical bills and lost wages? Do you think the other party’s insurance company is offering you too little money for your injuries? Is the at-fault party underinsured, or did they flee the crime scene? Are you not certain who is at … Read More

Georgia Slip and Fall

Imagine you are in a grocery store. You slip and fall on a piece of cabbage. Will the grocery store pay for your injuries? The answer to that question depends on the results of a premises liability claim. This kind of claim involves a lawsuit where a person alleges that he or she suffered an … Read More

Truck Drivers Hours-of-Service Revised for Safety

Driver error causes 90% of truck accidents. Tired drivers have more accidents ― and truck accidents are particularly deadly. Thankfully, federal rules have recently become stricter for truckers. In particular, truckers’ hours-of-service, or the amount of time they are allowed to drive per week, has decreased. These new regulations went into effect at the beginning … Read More

Paying Your Medical Bills After an Accident

According to researchers at Harvard Medical School, debt for medical expenses accounted for 62% of all bankruptcies in 2007, up from 46% in 2001. These included expenses after an accident and due to illness. We know how difficult it is to pay off medical bills, especially if you don’t have health care coverage. If you … Read More

Most Common Motorcycle Crash Injuries

On June 23, 40-year-old motorcyclist Francisco Oscar Ramirez of Doraville, Georgia, was killed in front of a Family Dollar store when an oncoming driver tried to make a left-hand turn into the store’s parking lot and struck him. According to The Hurt Report, a 1981 national study on motorcycle accident cause factors, “The most frequent … Read More

What Makes Truck Accident Cases Different from Car Accidents

Truck accidents are oftentimes harder to litigate than car accident cases. Truckers are professionally licensed, have ample insurance, and work for large companies with extensive legal resources. Thankfully, we can help you prepare. First, we notify the trucking company that there is a pending claim The first thing we do in truck accident cases is … Read More

Construction Site Injuries: Defining Third-Party Claims

Earlier this year, a crane collapsed onto a construction site in Queens, New York, seriously injuring seven workers, three of who were pinned. Although the employees worked for a subcontractor called Cross Country Construction, the crane belonged to another company ― New York Crane ―that appears to have a record of prior negligence, with a … Read More

Georgia’s Dog Bite Law

Georgia ranks ninth in the country for dog bite claims. State Farm reports that in 2012, it paid out a total of $3.3 million for 121 dog bite claims in Georgia alone. Dog bites are among the leading causes of injury to children between the ages of five and 14. Despite these statistics, Georgia’s dog … Read More

Top 5 Causes Of Truck Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2011 truck accidents caused 50% of vehicle fatalities in the state of Georgia. Trucks are approximately 25 times heavier than cars, inflicting serious damage when involved in vehicle crashes. Many truckers also work under stressful conditions, working long shifts with little to no sleep. These factors … Read More

What Can I Recover If I Was Hit By A Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving can be a costly mistake for any perpetrator, including celebrities. Take former Fox 5 broadcast anchor Amanda Davis, whose DUI in November ruined her career. Atlanta police arrested Davis on November 11 for DUI, reckless driving, and failure to maintain lane. Soon afterwards, Davis was suspended from her on-air spot, and in April, … Read More