Georgia Personal Injury Blog

on November 1st, 2019

What You Need to Know About Life-Altering Catastrophic Injuries

Although modern vehicles are much safer than those from the past, driving or riding in a vehicle is still one of the most dangerous things we do from day to day. Thousands of people in the U.S. are killed in motor vehicle accidents every year, and many more suffer catastrophic injuries.   These catastrophic injuries can…

on October 25th, 2019

Halloween Safety and Personal Injuries

On Halloween, many disguised children go out to the streets to ask for sweets, so you have to take extra precautions to avoid accidents with cars at that time. The chance of getting hit by a car during Halloween is twice that of any other day of the year, and safety experts provide the following…

on October 4th, 2019

Statute of Limitations for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Under a legal rule known as the “statute of limitations,” any claim arising from an accident or injury must be filed within a certain time limit. After that time limit expires, the legal claim of the injured person will be prohibited and his or her right to sue will be lost forever. Each state has…

on September 27th, 2019

Choosing an Attorney for Your Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured due to the actions or negligence of another person, you may be considering pursuing a personal injury case. It is important to choose the right attorney for your case. Your search is likely to begin online, where you will be able to read about the attorney’s specialties and reviews from…

on August 30th, 2019

The Importance of a Witness in a Personal Injury Claim

A simple accident can have a dramatic impact on your life and finances. If the insurance company or individual responsible does not offer you a fair settlement for your injuries, you may choose to take your case to trial. Witness statements will be essential in helping you establish credibility and prove the facts of your…

on July 19th, 2019

Receiving Medical Attention After an Accident

After any accident, particularly one involving your head or neck, it is important to seek medical attention, even if you do not believe that you are injured. This is because many injuries do not appear immediately, but could be detected and treated sooner with a doctor’s intervention. In particular, traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, can…

on May 31st, 2019

Comparative Negligence vs. Contributory Negligence

One of the first things that people often ask after an accident is, “Who is at fault?” Understanding the legal concepts behind fault are important, especially when it comes to comparative and contributory negligence. How the law sees these two types of negligence can impact your case, and it is not always immediately clear who…

on May 24th, 2019

Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim

We all know that mistakes happen, and some of those mistakes result in personal injuries. However, did you also know that some mistakes can hurt or even end your personal injury claim? As soon as an accident happens that results in a personal injury, the clock starts ticking for you to recover compensation from the…

on April 26th, 2019

Tips to Remember After a Slip and Fall Accident in Georgia

After a slip, trip, or fall that occurs at a business, many injured victims do not know what appropriate actions to take. To make matters worse, these types of accidents typically occur in front of other people, causing embarrassment. The feeling of embarrassment typically causes individuals to take actions they would not normally take, such…

on April 12th, 2019

Georgia Stop Sign Violation Accidents

Many motorists falsely believe that other motorists will obey all posted signs and warnings, including stopping completely at all stop signs. In reality, many drivers ignore or do not fully stop at stop signs. This dangerous type of driving behavior has the potential to cause serious accidents and injuries, and property damage. Applicable Law in…

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