Injured Victims From Criminal Acts Need Accountability

When Lack of Self-Control Leads to Deliberate Serious Injury in Douglas County, Accountability Will Follow As society changes, anger management seems to be an increasingly difficult self-control mechanism to employ. Whether by mental disorder or deliberate revenge, when someone loses their temper to the point where they cause physical harm and/or property damage, it’s time [...]

Signs of Elder Abuse or Neglect

Having to put a loved one in a nursing home can be a difficult decision for many families. There are many facilities in Georgia that offer excellent elder care. Unfortunately, there are also many instances of elder abuse each year at nursing home facilities. Abuse can come in the form of physical or emotional abuse. [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Personal Injury|0 Comments

New Georgia Law “Georgia Responsible Dog Owner Act” to assist in Control of Dangerous Dogs

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the “Georgia Responsible Dog Owner Act” into law this year. The Post, Georgia News, reports that under this new Georgia law, a dog is considered a dangerous dog if it causes a substantial puncture wound or aggressively attacks a person. In addition, a dog is also considered dangerous if [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 September 20th, 2012|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Georgia Worker’s Compensation Claims Rise with Increase in Job Injury Rate

In Georgia, the law requires that any business that has three or more workers on their payroll, including those workers that are part-time, to have worker’s compensation insurance. If you are injured on the job, you may be entitled to receive worker’s compensation benefits. The State Board of Worker’s Compensation (SBWC) provides Georgia worker’s compensation [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 September 6th, 2012|Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

Pedestrian Injuries Happen Every 8-Minutes – Know Your Rights For Compensation

Every year there are more than 100,000 injuries reported that involve a vehicle and a pedestrian. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, their report on pedestrian injury and safety reports that there is one crash related pedestrian death every two-hours, and one pedestrian injury every eight-minutes. In addition, the CDC’s [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Number of Georgia Uninsured Motorists Higher Than National Average

For most people, owning or leasing a car means that they also have purchased car insurance. However, statistics say that in the United States 1 in 7 drivers are uninsured. There are more uninsured drivers in Georgia than the national average, 1 in 6 drivers in Georgia drive without insurance. In all states, with the [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:22+00:00 July 17th, 2012|Personal Injury, Traffic Citations|0 Comments

Georgia Girl Injured in Dog Attack

Unfortunately, any dog can bite regardless of their size or breed. A recent news article about a 9-year-old who was attacked by a dog in Georgia brings up important safety guidelines for dealing with dogs. The girl, who was home alone with newly adopted dog, was shielding her cat from the dog's attack when the [...]

By | 2018-02-01T16:46:23+00:00 April 30th, 2012|Personal Injury|0 Comments