Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Pain & Suffering?

Posted on November 24, 2020 in
Georgia’s workers’ compensation system makes it easy for an injured worker to recover compensation for medical bills and lost wages. It is a no-fault system that does not require the worker to prove negligence to qualify for compensation. When handled correctly, a workers’ comp claim can be an easy way to pay for the...
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Do You Need an Attorney for a Pain and Suffering Claim?

Posted on October 19, 2020 in
Negligence is the cause of most accidents and serious personal injuries in Georgia. When someone is negligent, many other people can suffer the consequences. Broken bones, traumatic head injuries, and internal organ damage are just some of the most common injuries involved in accidents in Atlanta. These serious injuries can wreak havoc on your...
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Safety Tips for Pedestrians in Atlanta

Posted on October 12, 2020 in
Pedestrians are constantly in danger in Atlanta, Georgia. Wanton, negligent and reckless drivers may not pay enough attention to the road to notice crossing pedestrians. This can lead to devastating pedestrian collisions – especially in dangerous areas such as Tara Boulevard, DeKalb Avenue, Buford Highway, Monroe Drive, 10th Street and downtown Atlanta. These roads...
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What Is Georgia’s Personal Injury Statute of Limitations?

Posted on September 30, 2020 in
In Georgia, the law may entitle you to financial compensation if someone else’s negligence gave you an injury. The negligent party may owe you money for losses such as your medical bills and property damages. If you fail to file within Georgia’s statute of limitations, however, you may forfeit the ability to obtain compensation....
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Understanding Georgia’s Comparative Negligence Statute

Posted on September 30, 2020 in
When someone else’s negligence injures you, that person has to pay for your damages under Georgia’s civil laws. In some cases, however, 100% of fault does not belong to one person. Other defendants or the plaintiff may share responsibility for the accident. In these situations, Georgia uses a comparative negligence statute to determine fault...
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