Generally, motor vehicle accident law combines traffic law with personal injury law. In order to determine fault in a traffic collision, the state where the accident took place is almost exclusively used. As a result of traffic collisions, individuals and society may suffer bodily injury, disfigurement, death, and property damage. A police officer takes pictures […]
If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, beware of the insurance company. The insurance companies aren’t always friendly when it comes to compensation. They aren’t looking out for your best interests. Your insurance company/health plan may require more information from you if you do not have all the necessary documentation on hand. Follow […]
Another week of work has ended, and you’re cruising along the highway, glad to be done. The weekend has started, and your mind wanders to the exciting things you plan to do. Suddenly, you hear a loud screen and feel a hard crash. Another driver has just hit you! Being involved in a serious car […]
Dog bites are rare, but they do happen from time to time. It’s important to be safe around dogs and not to approach an unfamiliar one, as dog bites can be fatal, but sometimes encounters with dogs are unavoidable. They can attack without provocation, leaving you or your family with injuries. Of course, we always […]
A lawsuit may include punitive damages. What do they mean? When the defendant’s conduct was especially egregious or aggravating circumstances exist, punitive damages may be awarded. In general, to show conscious indifference to consequences, the defendant must have shown “willful misconduct, malice, fraud, wantonness, oppression, or the wish for care.” O.C.G.A. § 51-12-5.1(b). Willful misconduct […]
During brake testing or mostly known as brake checking, you slam on your brakes sharply while driving along with another vehicle so that the unsuspecting car will slam on their brakes as well or swerve out of the way so that you will not cause an accident. Insurance companies consider the fault driver when they […]
The moment someone steps into your property, they have a reasonable expectation that they won’t get injured in the process. This automatically gives you the mandate of ensuring that my property is safe for everyone’s visitors. For instance, if a courier was visiting your premises, and he slipped and fell on an oil slick along […]
You might think that being a lawyer in Georgia is all just about the law. You would be wrong. There are some weird and strange laws on the books here. Georgia is pretty much full of weird, sometimes wholly ridiculous, laws you have to be on the lookout for if you are coming to our […]
Car accidents are some of the most distressing events we have to deal with in our daily lives, and many times we want to put the incident behind us as fast as possible and move on. Unfortunately, trying to avoid the stress and bother of this upsetting situation can hurt you in the long run […]
You might have serious questions about what to do next if you or a loved one was injured at work in Atlanta. Is the employer responsible or someone else? Should I file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim? When should I contact an Atlanta workplace accident injury lawyer? State and federal laws […]
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