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Trusting your loved one’s health and happiness to strangers is never easy. Whether your elderly loved one can no longer safely live alone and unassisted, or they are already moved into a nursing home, you’re understandably concerned about the level of care they receive.
Sadly, far too often that fear is justified by nursing homes...Read Full Post
Your lawyer said you need to give a deposition. Now what? Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. Let’s start with going over what a deposition actually is.
What Is a Deposition?
A deposition for a personal injury claim is when the other party’s attorney questions you about how you were injured. This...Read Full Post
After losing a loved one because of someone’s negligence, survivors often have different legal options to get justice for their loss. The criminal justice system holds at-fault parties responsible for crimes that lead to death. But civil courts can also be used to hold at-fault parties responsible for the financial consequences of a death.
Using...Read Full Post
Getting into a car accident is a nightmare even when there are no injuries and only minimal damage. Getting into an accident when you are out of town, especially if you get hurt, is a disaster scenario.
And with the holiday season here, many people will cross state borders to spend the holidays with family,...Read Full Post
While we always try to resolve cases out of court whenever possible to ensure our clients get the settlements they need quickly, we do not believe in accepting settlements that are too small to fully compensate our clients, either. So, when negotiation fails or won’t work on a significant case, we take the matter to...Read Full Post
Each day, on average, around 20 older adults die and an additional 700 are injured in vehicle crashes. Older Driver Safety Awareness Week is observed from December 7-11 in 2020, and it’s an opportunity to think about how the actions of older drivers affect us and how our actions affect them.
Whether you’re noticing a...Read Full Post
If you were injured in a car accident, you can get compensation for your medical expenses through a personal injury lawsuit. But negotiating with the insurance company can take months or longer, especially if you need to go to court. In the meantime, you are responsible for paying your own bills, with your settlement eventually...Read Full Post
Death is always devastating to those left behind, especially when it comes suddenly and unexpectedly to someone in perfect health. When your loved one’s death is caused through the actions of someone else, you can get compensation, even if criminal charges aren’t applicable.
Wrongful death claims can be filed when someone is killed through the...Read Full Post
Drunk driving is illegal in all states, and anyone who gets caught doing so can face criminal charges.
In Georgia and Alabama, a first offense DUI is considered a misdemeanor. That means drivers could face prison time of up to a year for driving under the influence! Each subsequent DUI brings harsher criminal charges and...Read Full Post
Many people scoff at slip and fall claims, because they think they aren’t serious injuries. They think the biggest injury after slipping and falling is to the victim’s pride, or maybe a twisted ankle. But that couldn’t be further from the truth.
According to information collected by the National Floor Safety Institute, falls are the...Read Full Post