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What You Need to Know About Burn Injuries

In July, a Henry County woman woke up from a two-month induced coma. Doctors sedated the woman after a former boyfriend threw sulfuric acid in her face, causing third degree burns on 20 percent of her body. Severe burns can have lifelong consequences including amputation, disfigurement and death. Minor burns — first and second degree … Read More

Georgia Wrongful Death Lawsuits — Frequently asked Questions

If your relative dies in an accident, you may be able to sue the person or company who caused the accident for wrongful death. Georgia law sets forth a general framework for wrongful death compensation: Who is entitled to collect wrongful death damages? If the surviving spouse sues for wrongful death, they receive a minimum … Read More

What is the Difference Between a Wrongful Death and a Survival Action?

In October, a jury found that electronic defects in a 2005 Toyota Camry caused the car to accelerate suddenly, crash into a wall, kill a passenger and cause serious driver injuries. Toyota had to pay $3 million in compensatory damages to the victim’s family. In Georgia, if a relative dies in an accident, the family … Read More

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

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

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

Standing Up Against Distracted Driving in Georgia

According to a recent study done by Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, more than 3,000 teenagers die every year from texting while driving, while only 2,700 die from driving under the influence of alcohol. However, despite texting’s inherent danger, CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports that 50% of high school students admit to … Read More