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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Georgia

July 11, 2018

Many people love riding motorcycles. They enjoy the freedom, the ease of parking, and the maneuverability. Unfortunately, not as many people love wearing helmets, even though wearing a helmet can help save your life and prevent traumatic brain injury in the case of a motorcycle crash.

In…

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Category: Personal Injury

Top Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

June 19, 2018

In a perfect world, drivers would pay close attention to the road at all times and conditions would be perfectly controlled for a smooth and uneventful drive. Unfortunately, there are in fact many things that can go wrong when out on the road, and commercial truck accidents happen every day.…

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Category: Truck accident

When to Hire a Workers Comp Lawyer

May 15, 2018

If you were injured at work, you may wonder if you even need to hire a workers' compensation attorney. After all, your employer's insurance should take care of you, right? However, many victims of work injuries do need a worker's comp lawyer to make sure that they get all of the benefits they…

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What Types of Injuries Can Be Sustained in a Car Accident?

May 02, 2018

Atlanta has some of the busiest roads and freeways in the nation, which unfortunately leads to many car accidents. While minor fender benders may be nothing more than an annoyance, often car accidents in Atlanta result in severe injuries and even death.

Injuries from a car accident can…

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Category: Car Accident

When Do You Need a Back Injury Lawyer?

April 26, 2018

Back injuries are more common than you may think. The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics report that nearly 20% of all injuries in the workplace are back related injuries resulting in employee absences. That is a rather large number.

If you have experienced any back related injuries at…

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Category: Personal Injury

How To Get Compensation for a Work Injury in Atlanta

April 11, 2018

If you sustained an injury while at work, you are more than likely entitled to workers’ compensation. However, did you know that you can also sue a third party for further damages? In Georgia, you cannot sue your employer after being injured, but you can sue any liable third party. The damages…

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Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

March 07, 2018

One of the most devastating types of injuries a person can sustain is a spinal cord injury. The spinal cord plays a large role in movement of the body, as well as controlling some involuntary reflexes. If your spinal cord is damaged, it can result in full or partial paralysis that can affect…

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Category: Personal Injury

Can You Sue If You Accept Workers Compensation?

February 19, 2018

In the state of Georgia, you cannot sue your employer for a work-related injury. However, if your injury was caused by the negligence of a third party such as a coworker, you can collect workers compensation benefits and still sue the responsible third party. Your right to workers compensation…

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How To Report Nursing Home Abuse

February 13, 2018

Nursing homes are a necessary part of society, as many elderly men and women can't take care of themselves and don't have family members that can take them in. However, nursing home neglect and abuse is an unfortunately common occurrence. Elderly patients may not be able to advocate for…

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Category: Personal Injury

Snow In Atlanta Means Dangerous Roads

January 19, 2018

After the recent snowfall, there were over 900 car crashes reported in the Atlanta metro area in the span of less than 24 hours. Driving on snow and ice is inherently dangerous, and even if you drive as carefully as you can, other people on the road may not be as experienced or careful.

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Category: Car Accident