Takata Airbags Defect

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Takata has been a rogue outlier for . . . it seems like forever. We first encountered bad components from them during the Suzuki Samurai wars over 20 years ago. I'm betting they built their business by being cheap. Now NHTSA, humiliated by the latest in its long string of despicable failures to regulate...
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Recent Workers Compensation Updates

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
ATTORNEYS' FEESWaters v. PCC Airfoils, LLC, 2014 Ga. App. LEXIS 425, 760 S.E. 2d 5 (June 26, 2014)Court of Appeals of Georgia, No. A14A0436The Court of Appeals held that the Superior Court of Coffee County erred in reversing an award of attorney's fees by the State Board of Workers' Compensation since inconsistent statements made...
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Medical Appointments Following a Workplace Injury

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
What you need to know and when you should consult an attorneyA recent Georgia appeals court case ruled that injured workers do not need to give permission for their doctors to speak with their employers' attorney outside of their presence before they can receive workers' compensation benefits for an on-the-job injury. The case highlights...
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Understanding the top risk factors for preventable large truck crashes

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Various actions on the part of truckers can raise the risk of crashes, including inattention, illegal maneuvers, close following and improper load securing.When large truck crashes occur in Atlanta, the consequences for other drivers are often serious or catastrophic. In 2012, over one-tenth of all traffic deaths reported in Georgia resulted from crashes involving...
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