Georgia Personal Injury Blog

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…

on April 5th, 2019

All-Terrain Vehicle Accidents in Georgia

All-terrain vehicles, commonly known as ATVs, are used across Georgia for both recreational and work-related purposes. Farmers, ranchers and those who work outdoors use ATVs to rapidly navigate land that lacks road access, such as fields and wooded areas. Others use ATVs for recreational purposes in off-roading activities on uneven terrain. Despite the productivity and…

on March 29th, 2019

Debunking Myths Surrounding Personal Injury Suits

Most people do not have a lot of experience with personal injury suits. As such, after being injured, a person might have misconceptions about what exactly a personal injury suit entails and the details surrounding it. There are many misconceptions surrounding personal injury suits that can be confusing for someone without experience. These misconceptions might…

on March 15th, 2019

Tax Implications of Personal Injury Suits

In the midst of tax season we are all thinking about income and tax payments or refunds. If you have proceeds from a personal injury suit, or are contemplating a personal injury suit, you might have questions about the tax implications those proceeds might have. Generally, the proceeds of a personal injury suit are non-taxable.…

on March 8th, 2019

Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

When you turn on the television, listen to the radio, drive down the highway, or look through the newspaper, it is not uncommon to see advertisements for personal injury attorneys. You might be familiar with the type of law and attorney, but do you know when you might need the services of a personal injury…

on March 1st, 2019

Tort Law and Personal Injury in Georgia

Personal injury law stems from an area of the law called torts. A tort is a “wrongful act other than a breach of contract for which relief may be obtained in the form of damages or an injunction.” It is a civil remedy for injured parties to seek compensation from the party, or parties, that…

on February 15th, 2019

Meeting With a Doctor After an Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident, it is important to be checked out by a doctor. Even if you do not think your injury is “serious” enough to receive medical attention, you should seek medical treatment. Medical treatment is necessary to make sure that you are not suffering from a more serious…

on January 12th, 2019

Mistakes to Avoid in Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury claims are a useful legal avenue for those who have been injured by the negligence or wrongful acts of another to receive compensation for their injuries. For the plaintiff, a personal injury suit is a way for him or her recover from an injury, but the defense will try to discredit the claim.…

on September 24th, 2018

Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases

After being injured, there are many things that run through a person’s mind. One of the biggest considerations that people often think about are the financial costs associated with injury. Medical treatments can be expensive and last far beyond  the initial visit to the doctor. There can be follow up visits, prescriptions, and other costs…

on August 17th, 2018

Back to School Safety Tips

It’s that time of year, when the kids pack up their school supplies and head back to class. Whether your children are starting elementary school, or are getting ready to go to college, as a parent you’re likely worried about their health and safety. Back-to-school season can be chaotic, and often involves a lot of…

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