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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

Do You Know How To Drive Safely in Winter Conditions?

January 05, 2018

Here in Atlanta, we've been having some severe winter weather. Car accidents increase in icy, snowy, and wet conditions, so it's extremely important to be as careful as possible and know how to handle your car properly. Take our quiz to test your knowledge about winter driving.

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Category: Car Accident

Winter Conditions Increase Risk of Truck Accidents

December 12, 2017

As Atlanta is hit with snow, wind, and rain, driving conditions become hazardous. The risk of being involved in a serious truck accident rises sharply whenever there is snow, ice, or rain on the road, so it is extremely important to exercise caution when driving anywhere.

If you are…

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Category: Truck accident

What Should You Do If You've Been In A Truck Accident?

December 05, 2017

Commercial truck accidents often result in more severe injuries than accidents involving only passenger cars. In addition, because of the large potential for injury in case of an accident, truck driver insurance often carries higher limits, which can result in larger settlements to compensate…

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Category: Truck accident

Quiz: Are You Eligible for Worker's Compensation Benefits?

November 14, 2017

If you have been injured on the job, chances are you can claim worker's compensation benefits. There are some exceptions, for instance:

In the state of Georgia, worker's compensation is only required if your employer has three or more employees If you were injured on your commute, you're… Read Full Post

Tips for Avoiding Car Accidents on Icy Roads

November 02, 2017

As winter approaches, it's time to review safety tips for driving in snowy or icy conditions. Every year, many people get into car accidents due to not driving safely enough when the weather is bad. While some accidents are unavoidable, many can be prevented through careful driving and awareness…

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Category: Car Accident