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"How Much Is My Case Worth?"

"HOW MUCH IS MY CASE WORTH?" Many potential clients mistakenly believe that the value of their case equals three times the total amount of their medical bills, i.e., $5,000.00 in medical ...
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"How Long Will It Take To Settle My Personal Injury Case"

One of the most frequently asked questions of personal injury clients is "How long will it take to settle my case?" After seeing television advertisements with actors claiming to have ...
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Hall County Day Care Workers Tell Mother 3rd Degree Burn Resulted From Insect Bite

A recent story circulating in the news about a child who suffered severe burns at a day care in Hall county has many parents and guardians thinking about the quality of care their children are ...
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Limited Visibility Motorcycle Accidents

Every few years statistics on the impact of road conditions on motorcycle accidents are studied with varying results. Of the causes, such as bad weather and driving too fast for conditions, the most ...
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Are You Safe on Elevators and Escalators?

Something most people take for granted is that when they step foot on an elevator or escalator they will be raised or lowered without any incident. This was how my parents and I thought when we went ...
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Ten Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards Violated in 2013

Created in 1970 by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, OSHA's primary purpose is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards ...
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What Am I Required To Prove In My Slip and Fall Case?

Our law firm routinely receives phone calls from clients who have been injured while on the premises of a business or residence by a hazard that should have been prevented. The most common ...
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Recovering Damages In The Event of a Dog Bite?

Regardless of a person's previous experience with animals, nothing can be more traumatic than being attacked and bitten by a dog. There are numerous stories of residents and local citizens who ...
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Nursing Home Workers Hired Strippers To Put On Show For Residents

As the population of baby boomers continues to age, decreased physical health and mental conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer's have left many loved ones tasked with caring for them with no ...
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Truck Driver Fatigue: Hours of Service Regulations

The business of getting goods and products from one part of the country to another is an intricate system of warehouses, distributors and drivers all working together to increase company profits. ...
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Do Criminal Prosecutions Delay Personal Injury Claims?

As a former prosecutor I have seen first hand the overlap between criminal prosecutions and personal injury claims. In most cases where there are victims of crime there will also be the potential for ...
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Full Value of Life Analysis in Wrongful Death Claims

Personal injury law suits in Georgia can arise in virtually any setting. When death occurs as a result of the negligence of others a wrongful death action is created. The Georgia statute which defines ...
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Bad Faith Insurance Policies

Most people who find themselves involved in a car accident expect a little resistance on the part of insurance companies when attempting to resolve their claim. Insurance companies have a very ...
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Government Liability In Police Chase and Emergency Vehicle Collisions

Atlanta area interstates, highways and roadways facilitate the movement of over five million residents throughout its 31 metropolitan areas. This large volume of vehicles on our roadways has ...
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Inadequate Security: The Responsibility of Property Owners to Make Their Property Safe

Many states place a responsibility on owners of property to ensure that their premises are safe from violent crime. In Georgia, this duty is levied upon the owners of several different types of ...
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Multiple Vehicle Accidents

Driving in Atlanta can be dangerous even in the most perfect driving conditions. On Tuesday citizens of Atlanta and surrounding areas were yet again reminded how ill-prepared our city is when it comes ...
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Liability of Businesses Which Serve Alcohol To Intoxicated Persons

In a recent fifteen year study conducted by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) it was determined that 25.8% of all car accident fatalities were caused by drunk drivers. Many of these ...
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Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA) and It's Effect On Teen Drivers

Many states, including Georgia, have implemented programs to ensure that the roadways are safe to drive on. Most of these programs are geared towards making sure that teenage drivers have all of the ...
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Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney If I Am A Victim of A Crime?

As a victim of a criminal act, most of the interaction that injured persons will have is with either the county solicitor or district attorney's office. Crimes ranging from manslaughter, driving ...
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Preventing Costly Mistakes After A Car Accident

An auto accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences someone will ever face. After being involved in a vehicle collision many assume that there is plenty of time to gather one's self, ...
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Georgia Comparative Negligence Law: Can A Car Accident Plaintiff Recover When Partially At Fault

In many cases the determination of who is at fault in a car accident isn't always clear cut. Sometimes both the plaintiff and the defendant can contribute in differing degrees to the cause of an ...
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Involved In A Car Accident: What Happens Next? Should You Hire A Lawyer?

The majority of Georgia drivers who leave their homes in a vehicle will return safely without ever being involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, every day many drivers are involved in accidents ...
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Injured By An Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorist? What Recourse Do You Have?

An accident in and of itself can be life altering. Finding out that the party at fault is driving without insurance can add to the frustration of having to pick up the pieces and put your life back ...
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Enhanced Damages for Victims of Drunk and/ or Aggressive Drivers

According to MADD, 27 people die every day in the U.S. as a result of drunk driving accidents. In total, the damages caused by drunk driving accidents costs the U.S. an estimated $132 billion a year. ...
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Soft Tissue Injuries and Car Accidents

Soft tissue cases by far comprise the vast majority of injuries resulting from auto accidents. The term "soft tissue" is used to describe injuries to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and ...
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