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Commercial Truck Accidents – When and Where They Happen

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2018 there were 121,000 truck or bus crashes which resulted in injury. Of those accidents, 5,096 involved in fatal crashes. It’s impossible to predict if the next time you get behind the wheel of a car you’ll be involved in an accident with a commercial truck… […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer after a Car Accident

This information is for individuals who were injured in a car wreck due to someone else’s carelessness. If there were no injuries, and the only damage was property damage to the vehicle, then you may be able to handle the claim on your own, and you won’t need to hire an attorney for a car… […]

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Be Safe and Alert, Bicycle Accidents Hurt

May is National Bike Month, which is a time to highlight biking safety and the benefits of bicycling. With the recent scare of a gasoline shortage in Georgia, it is the perfect time to encourage people to give cycling a try. The week of May 17-23 is “Bike to Work Week.” While biking to work… […]

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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bed Sores?

Bed Sores Should Not Occur in a Nursing Home or Hospital A patient who has been evaluated for bed sore risk factors and is being regularly and properly cared for should never develop bedsores in a nursing home or hospital. Bed sores, also referred to as pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers, appear on skin that… […]

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Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit Process

Not every personal injury case goes to trial. In Georgia, most auto accident claims are settled before a lawsuit is even filed. However, if the interested parties can’t agree on a settlement amount, or if they can’t agree on who’s at fault, then it’s likely that the plaintiff’s lawyer will file a lawsuit and let… […]

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