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Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Attorneys Serving Atlanta, Marietta, Cumming, And Nearby Areas Of Georgia

Unsecured Truck Loads Have Catastrophic Consequences

September 11, 2019

Properly securing a truck load is one of the most important tasks a truck driver has. Unsecured truck cargo puts everyone on the road at risk. Federal regulations and Georgia code prohibit a driver from operating a vehicle with a load that is unsecured. Unfortunately, some trucking companies,…

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Category: Truck accident

Types of Tractor-Trailer Accidents

August 09, 2019

Tractor-trailer accidents are often devastating. The fatal South Fulton County accident that occurred in March of 2019 is just one example of a semi-truck involved in a tragic accident. The truck driver involved was charged with “second-degree vehicular homicide, failure to yield, and…

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Category: Truck accident

Different Types of Product Liability Cases

July 25, 2019

Product liability law assigns certain obligations to those responsible for manufacturing, producing, and selling products. Among these obligations is a mandate that consumers are protected from or warned of potential hazards associated with the product.

The product liability attorneys at…

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Category: Personal Injury

Can You Be Fired After Claiming Worker's Compensation in Georgia?

July 01, 2019

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…

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The Worst Injuries from Car Accidents & How They Impact You

May 29, 2019

Car accidents often cause severe injuries, which can have lifelong consequences on your ability to earn a living and significantly reduce your quality of life. When these injuries are deemed permanent, we consider them catastrophic injuries due to the far-reaching impacts they have on you and…

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Category: Car Accident

QUIZ: Do I Need a Workers' Compensation Attorney?

April 30, 2019

If you suffer an injury at work, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. While workers' compensation is a no-fault system, getting the full benefits to cover your medical bills and other costs related to your injuries can be challenging. Working with our team is often the best way…

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Fatal Truck Accidents

April 18, 2019

The saddest cases that clients bring to our attorneys involve the death of a loved one. It is a tragic fact that death comes in many forms. However, few of the cases we try carry a higher likelihood of fatality than trucking accidents.

If you lost a family member in a truck accident,…

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Worker's Comp & Personal Injury Claims: Can I Use One Lawyer?

February 25, 2019

Worker’s compensation covers the cost of your medical bills and lost wages when you’re injured on the job, but it may not be enough to meet your long-term needs. Depending on the cause of your injuries, you may also be able to file a personal injury claim against a responsible third party.…

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Seat Belt Defects

January 24, 2019

Seat belts play an integral role in reducing serious injuries and fatalities in car crashes. Unfortunately, sometimes seatbelts have manufacturing or design flaws that cause them to malfunction, leading to injury or death that could have been prevented. Seat belt defects are more common than you…

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Quiz: Should You Hire a Workers' Compensation Lawyer?

November 27, 2018

If you were injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. Some cases of workman's comp are straightforward and don't necessarily need a lawyer. However, in the majority of cases, you will be better off hiring a lawyer to help you through the process of claiming…

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