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The Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries

Burns are one of the leading causes of accidental injury and death in the U.S. In fact, someone in the U.S. is burned seriously enough to require treatment roughly every minute, according to data collected by the National Fire Protection Association.

All burns should be treated with care, as they can...

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Category: Personal Injury

What Are Georgia’s Laws About Texting and Driving?

January 25, 2021

Because laws about how you can use your phone in your car vary from state to state, it can seem like a gray area of whether calling or texting while driving is actually illegal, or simply a bad idea.

If you weren’t paying close attention, you might have missed it, but Georgia’s laws about cell...

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Category: Auto Accidents

How Do I Know If I Have Whiplash After a Car Accident?

January 18, 2021

Whiplash: no, it’s not an official medical term, but it’s a very real condition nonetheless. Whiplash refers to neck injuries that typically occur in rear-end auto collisions that cause victims’ heads to violently jerk forward and backward from the sudden acceleration of being struck.

Before the widespread use of personal automobiles, this same condition was...

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Category: Auto Accidents

How to Recognize a Bad Nursing Home

January 11, 2021

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...

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Category: Personal Injury

What to Expect at Your Personal Injury Deposition

January 4, 2021

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....

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Category: Personal Injury

Wrongful Death Vs. Survival Action

December 23, 2020

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...

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Category: Personal Injury

What to Do After an Out-of-Town Auto Wreck

December 21, 2020

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...

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Category: Auto Accidents

How Is a Jury Chosen for a Personal Injury Case In Georgia?

December 14, 2020

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...

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Category: Personal Injury

It’s Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

December 7, 2020

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...

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Category: Auto Accidents

Can I Get Treatment After a Car Crash if I Don’t Have Health Insurance?

November 30, 2020

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...

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Category: Auto Accidents
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