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Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Cases in Georgia

November 23, 2023

When bad things happen, it is only natural for victims and their families to pursue justice. Besides relieving financial pressure, compensation for losses can bring you the comfort you deserve. Many people assume that evidence is the most crucial part of a personal injury case. Though proving your claim is essential, the time limit must be considered. In Georgia, the…

Why You Need a Car Accident Lawyer

November 22, 2023

Car accidents are unsettling and often traumatic. On average, there are 3.8 million emergency department visits annually for injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes in the US. Such accidents can result in significant pain and suffering as well as financial hardship. If your car accident resulted from someone else’s negligent or wrongful acts, you may be entitled to restitution for your losses….

Proving Liability in Slip and Fall Cases: Strategies and Challenges

November 21, 2023

No one begins the day expecting to suffer a slip-and-fall accident. An especially bad fall can result in devastating injuries that may negatively impact your quality of life. If your fall injuries were the result of another person or entity’s negligent or wrongful act, you may be able to pursue compensation for your losses. Slip-and-fall accidents are all too common….

How to Deal With Difficult Insurance Companies in Slip and Fall Cases

October 19, 2023

Over 6.8 million people visit the emergency room every year for fall-related injuries. If you are among this number, having been injured in a slip-and-fall, you understand just how serious these types of accidents can be. After a slip-and-fall, you may be facing substantial medical debt while at the same time being unable to work while recovering from your injuries. Be…

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit

October 18, 2023

Car accidents are a harrowing experience, and their aftermath can be overwhelming. You may be facing severe injuries and emotional distress. What’s more, navigating the car accident claims process forward by yourself can pile on the stress.  Filing a car accident lawsuit to seek compensation helps protect your rights. However, it is essential to tread carefully, as there are common…

The Future of Truck Accident Lawsuits in the Age of Self-Driving Trucks

October 16, 2023

As the trucking industry evolves, self-driving truck technology emerges as a lucrative and effective logistics solution. Many companies are investigating the conveniences and savings that autonomous vehicles could afford. Yet, as the supporters of self-driving trucks envision the future, are they looking beyond the financial advantages?  Self-driving trucks also cause irreversible harm. Preventable accidents have devastated families, injuring some and…

Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the Age of Social Media

October 13, 2023

Social media has become an integral part of our lives in today’s digital world. It connects us with friends and strangers alike. While social media brings many benefits, it also raises serious concerns that cannot be ignored. Studies show that social media can play a crucial role in determining liability and seeking justice for wrongful deaths. Unfortunately, age restrictions alone…

How Is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?

September 28, 2023

While common, car accidents can be extremely stressful, especially when it comes to figuring out who is at fault and liable for damages. In 2021, motor vehicle injury costs totaled up to an estimated $498.3 billion. If you were involved in a car accident caused by someone else, the liable party should have to pay for your medical bills and other losses. …

Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable?

September 25, 2023

If you have lost a family member, our hearts go out to you. The pain of loss is never easy to bear. A loved one’s death due to carelessness, negligence, or willful malice may feel especially challenging to accept.  Wrongful death lawsuit settlements are one way to right the financial wrongs of a preventable death. As a surviving relative, you…

What to Do After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

September 21, 2023

If you have been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, you are not alone. Slip and fall injuries account for over 1 million emergency room visits every year.  A slip-and-fall accident can leave you with severe injuries that affect you physically, emotionally, and financially. You may be overwhelmed, confused, and unsure of what to do next.  What you do following a slip-and-fall may…

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