October 12, 2017
While most workers are cautious and follow safety guidelines on the job, accidents unfortunately can and do happen frequently. Workplace accidents tend to be most common in blue collar occupations such as factory or construction jobs, but it is also common to be injured on the job as a security... Read More
October 04, 2017
There are on average around 130,000 injuries and 1,200 fatalities from traffic accidents in Georgia each year, and according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Association, the deadliest interstate in America is the I-285 in Georgia. There are a number of reasons a car crash can occur, and... Read More
Category: Car Accident
September 21, 2017
After the deaths of eight people at a nursing home in Hollywood Hills, Florida during Hurricane Irma, a spotlight has been shone on the shocking lack of emergency preparedness at nursing homes across the country. Many nursing homes do not have adequate measures in place to ensure resident safety in... Read More
September 11, 2017
Motorcyclists need to be extremely careful on the roads, as motorcycle crashes often result in catastrophic injuries or even death. Motorcycles are inherently more dangerous than cars due simply to their lack of external protection, and since motorcycles are so much smaller than regular passenger... Read More
Category: Car Accident
August 18, 2017
How much do you know about worker's compensation laws? Many people are injured on the job every day in Georgia, but most do not know much about worker's compensation benefits. We've put together this quiz to test your knowledge about worker's comp, but keep in mind that even if you know a lot about... Read More
August 15, 2017
A commonly asked question our worker's compensation lawyers receive is whether or not you need to pay taxes on a worker's comp settlement. The good news is that the answer is typically no. In the majority of cases, injured workers do not need to pay taxes on any benefits they receive from their... Read More
August 03, 2017
Unfortunately, while some states protect workers against retaliatory termination for filing for worker's compensation, Georgia is not one of them. In Georgia, at-will employees can be fired for any reason at any time, including while out on disability or while performing "light duties" due to your... Read More
July 18, 2017
People often wonder if they are entitled to worker's compensation benefits when they are injured on the job. They also wonder exactly how to go about trying to obtain said benefits. We've put together a slideshare answering some of the more common questions about worker's compensation to help you... Read More
July 10, 2017
Car accidents are unfortunately very common, and can lead to significant pain and suffering or even death. If you are involved in a car accident, it's important to follow these steps in order to ensure you are compensated properly for any injury or wrongful death that may have occurred. 1. Take... Read More
Category: Car Accident
June 22, 2017
If you're injured on the job, it can affect your physical and mental health, as well as your financial stability. You may not be able to return to work for some time, and in the meantime the hospital bills are piling up and you may not be able to afford to provide for yourself and your family... Read More