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What To Do In Case Of A Hit-and-Run In Georgia?

Being the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Georgia can be a terrifying experience.   These incidents are serious, and they happen far too often. If you have been the victim of a hit-and-run, you may be worried about identifying the other driver, taking pictures or recording the accident scene, and interacting with law enforcement.  Then […]

Georgia Workplace Injuries - By the Numbers

It is not something people in Georgia typically think about on their way to their job in the morning or as they drive home in the evening. Statistics about work injuries are often more meaningful after a person has sustained an injury while on the job or has been denied workers' compensation benefits. That is […]

What Judge Will Hear My Case If I Am Injured in Georgia?

You were injured and have filed a lawsuit, what judge will hear my case?  We get asked this question all the time.  In Georgia, the type of judge who will hear your case depends on what type of injury you have and where you, or your lawyer, decide to file the lawsuit.  In general, Georgia […]

Most Dangerous Season to Drive in Georgia -- Would You Have Guessed Fall?

If someone asked you the most dangerous season of year to drive, what would your answer be?  If you guess Fall, you would are correct.  Fall is the most dangerous time of the year to drive, even more dangerous than winter.  Not  too many people realize it, but fall is the most dangerous season with […]

How Much Will I Get Paid If I Am Out of Work Due To An On The Job Injury?

Georgia's workers' compensation law is set-up to replace your income (to an extent) if you are injured at work.   The amount you are entitled to receive while unable to work depends on multiple factors which we will discuss below. Temporary Total Disability Benefits ("TTD") If you are injured at work, and a physician says you […]

How to Choose the Right Georgia Car Accident Lawyer

Facing a personal injury can be a challenging and overwhelming experience.  Choosing the right lawyer to represent your interests is an important decision that can often affect the outcome of your case. In this blog post we will guide you through the steps you should take to help you in choosing the best Georgia car […]

Georgia Personal Injury FAQS

If you have been injured in an accident in Georgia, you may be dealing with pain while also facing substantial medical bills. People often do not know the steps that they should take to protect their rights. Here are some brief answers to frequently asked questions about Georgia personal injury claims. What do I do […]

Do I Sue My Employer if I am Injured at Work in Georgia?

Most of the time when someone thinks about being compensated after an injury in Georgia they think about filing a lawsuit.  Visions of lawyers, judges, juries, and courtrooms may run through your mind.  Well in Georgia, it is a little different.  In Georgia, a workers' compensation case is a hybrid.  It begins as an insurance […]

Common Terms in a Georgia Personal Injury Case

Legal jargon and terminology can be difficult to understand for anyone, including lawyers.  Below is a list of commonly used legal terms in a Georgia personal injury claim. Personal injury Personal injury refers to any injury caused by another party’s negligence. It could be physical, mental, or emotional and includes property damage. The victim can […]

Behind the Curtain - How Changes are Made to Georgia's Workers' Compensation Act

You may already be familiar with how a law is passed in Georgia.  First, a bill is passed by both parts of the state legislature (House of Representatives and Senate).  The bill is then sent to the governor to sign.  If the governor signs the bill, it becomes law.   This is same method established by […]

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