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How a Gap in Treatment Can Adversely Affect a Personal Injury Claim

Georgia law allows injured parties two years to file a personal injury claim. But this does not mean that a person injured in an accident that was not their fault has two years to get medical treatment. In fact, if you don’t get treatment as soon as possible after the accident, and have gaps inRead More


The Importance of Documenting Your Personal Injury Case

Serious accidents of any kind are traumatic, draining, and very often costly. But there is something even more shocking when the accident isn’t your fault! While a personal injury claim can help victims recover medical costs, lost income, and go some way to alleviate pain and suffering, personal injury law is complex and it isRead More


What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases?

If you want to lodge a personal injury claim in Georgia you have got some time to do it, but not a lot. The statute of limitations for personal injury specifies in legal terms just how long you have, depending on the type of injury sustained. Most commonly, you have two years to file aRead More


Personal Injury Law in Georgia – When It’s Not Your Fault

Accidents happen all the time. Some result in serious injuries, some are fatal. We can all be careful and take safety precautions whatever we do, but accidents and any personal injury that may result is not always the fault of the person who gets hurt. If you are injured in an accident and decide toRead More


The Negligence Factor in Georgia Personal Injury Law

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You might imagine that the “negligence factor” is a no-brainer when it comes to Georgia personal injury law. After all, if someone else did something that caused you harm they must be held responsible. But liability is not that simple, so if you or a loved one is injured, the negligence factor is a vitalRead More


What is the New Georgia Distracted Driving Law?

Did you know that Georgia has a new Distracted Driving Law? The Georgia Legislature recently passed House Bill 673, also known as the new Georgia Distracted Driving Law, which prohibits motorists from handling their cell phones or any electronic devices that may distract them while driving. This does not necessarily mean that motorists cannot useRead More


Fast Facts about Drunk Driving in Georgia

Drunk driving is a major problem on the roads of Georgia and across the nation. Though incidents are on the decline, hundreds of thousands of people every year are still injured and killed in car accidents related to drinking and driving. The scary thing is, though, that many people are unfairly charged with DUI everyRead More


How Can I Protect Myself If I Am In An Accident With An Uninsured Driver?

This question is very common. Nearly 12% of all Georgia drivers do not have car insurance coverage.  This means that if you are involved in an accident, there is a 1 in 8 chance that the other driver will be someone who does not have proper insurance to cover the expenses that result from theRead More


I’ve Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident – Now What?

Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of emergency room visits and the main cause for missed workdays.  If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, then you have likely missed work for medical appointments and to adequately recover from your injuries. You can potentially seek a settlement for damages ifRead More


9 Tips To Remember When Operating Your Motorcycle

Georgia is known for its great weather for most of the year, so it’s no surprise why so many motorcyclists find Georgia’s roads the perfect place to ride. Unfortunately, motorcycles are inherently dangerous due to a lack of protection and small size when struck by another motor vehicle. Many drivers are not aware of howRead More


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