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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 Workers' Compensation Settlement Timeline

We receive calls all of the time asking about Georgia workers' compensation settlements.  Some of the more frequently asked questions include: How long does it typically take for a workers' compensation case to reach a settlement in Georgia? Does the duration of the settlement process impact the final settlement amount? If I delay settling my […]

Georgia Holiday Driving Tips

The holiday season extends beyond delightful meals and quality family moments. For numerous individuals, reaching those enjoyable gatherings involves traveling. Depending on the region of the country, various challenges can complicate safe driving. Throughout this season, factors such as weather conditions, reduced daylight, and navigating unfamiliar territories all present risks for road travelers.  Here are […]

Medical Malpractice in Georgia FAQ's

Medical malpractice in Georgia refers to the professional negligence or misconduct by a healthcare provider, such as a doctor, nurse, dentist, or other medical professionals, which results in harm to a patient. This negligence may occur through actions, errors, or omissions during the diagnosis, treatment, or general care of a patient. Medical malpractice cases typically […]

When and Why Does a Georgia Workers' Compensation Case Settle?

In the aftermath of a workplace injury, it's crucial to address both immediate and lasting concerns. In the short term, securing medical care, reimbursement for transportation to medical appointments, and weekly wage benefits are paramount. As a representative for recently injured clients, I dedicate a significant amount of time to these pressing matters. However, it's […]

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