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on July 11th, 2020

What Causes Rollover Vehicle Accidents?

One of the less common, but more fatal, types of accidents involving cars, trucks, and SUVs is a rollover accident. This type of accident can happen in a single-car accident or a multi-vehicle crash and has a higher fatality rate than almost any other type of vehicle accident. What causes a rollover accident? At the…

on July 4th, 2020

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

When we entrust a nursing home or long-term care facility with the care of our elderly loved one, we expect that the home will provide nothing less than top-tier care. Sadly, nursing home abuse happens every day in facilities around the Atlanta area — even in some of the top-rated nursing homes in the state.…

on July 2nd, 2020

Can I Sue for Food Poisoning?

When you purchase food or drink at a restaurant, store, or other establishment, you expect that it will be prepared properly and safe for you to consume. Unfortunately, not everyone takes care when preparing food for others’ consumption, and when food is tainted by contaminants, it can lead to food poisoning for the consumer. If…

on June 26th, 2020

What is an Attractive Nuisance?

One aspect of Georgia premises liability law is the concept of an attractive nuisance. An attractive nuisance lawsuit can hold property owners and occupiers liable for injuries caused to children on their premises, even if the children were trespassing at the time of the accident. Do you have a young loved one who was injured…

on June 19th, 2020

New Study Identifies Dog Breeds With Worst Bites

The American Animal Hospital Association reported on a new study last year that identified the most damaging dog bites according to breed. According to the AAHA, nearly five million people in the United States are bitten by a dog every year, and the most common victims are young children attacked by family pets. While dogs…

on June 12th, 2020

What is a Mass Tort?

When a product like a drug, medical device, or retail item hurts multiple people in a similar way, there may be an opportunity to file a mass tort action against the designer, manufacturer, or distributor of that product. Mass torts can be an effective way for many people to all seek justice and compensation for…

on June 5th, 2020

What You Need to Know About Georgia’s Statute of Limitations

The weeks and months immediately following an accident can be a painful, confusing, and difficult time for many accident victims. Unfortunately, most accident victims must also consider during this time whether they wish to file a claim for compensation for their injuries. Georgia law only provides a small window for injury victims to file a…

on May 29th, 2020

Understanding Georgia’s Strict Product Liability Laws

When you purchase a product, you expect that it will work safely and as intended. If you or a loved one is injured by a defective product, you may have a claim for compensation against the manufacturers of that product. In enforcing these strict liability laws, Georgia takes claims of defective products seriously. To learn…

on May 22nd, 2020

Collecting for Diminished Value of a Vehicle after an Accident

Did you know that Georgia is one of the few states where a victim doesn’t have to be injured to collect damages for the diminished value of their vehicle after an accident? Known as diminished value claims, this law obligates insurance companies to compensate a person for the diminished value of their vehicle after an…

on May 15th, 2020

What Causes Car Accidents?

Car accidents cause thousands of injuries and deaths on Georgia motorways every year, and the victims of car accidents are often left with severe, and sometimes permanent injuries. There are many causes of car accidents, but some types occur more often than others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car…

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