Left turns and other reasons for pedestrian fatalities

Posted on December 18, 2018 in
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of pedestrians who died in traffic accidents in 2015 was 5,376.Georgia law recognizes the pain and suffering families go through and provides fair compensation to the loved ones of those who died because of another person’s negligence.Intersection issuesYou might think that intersections are less...
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Did you sustain injuries while giving birth?

Posted on November 12, 2018 in
As a mother, you have the beautiful responsibility of bringing forth life, and you trust your doctor to aid you in the process. However, if a physician makes a mistake, it can place you and your child at serious risk.If you sustained preventable injuries while giving birth, you do have a way of recourse....
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Ronald L. Hilley to Speak at Trial Advocacy CLE

Posted on October 25, 2018 in
Hilley & Frieder partner Ronald L. “Ron” Hilley will be speaking at the State Bar of Georgia’s upcoming Trial Advocacy Seminar on Friday, November 2. Ron is thrilled to join a roster of leaders in Georgia’s legal community, including attorneys at top law firms and the Honorable Alvin T. Wong, a DeKalb County State...
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What to do when you see a doctor after a car accident

Posted on October 3, 2018 in
Significant injuries can occur from car accidents of any severity. Fortunately, no one sustained serious injuries in a recent car crash in Gwinnett County when a car flipped and landed on a playground. Regardless of how you may feel after a collision, it is always preferable to see a doctor shortly afterward. If seeing a medical professional...
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Do independent contractors qualify for workers’ comp?

Posted on September 5, 2018 in
An increasing number of Americans have become independent contractors. One recent poll found that approximately one out of every five American workers engage in contract work. Although there are advantages to this line of work, it does have its downfalls. For instance, independent contractors do not qualify for workers’ compensation if they sustain injuries while in the...
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