Texting and Driving is a fatal combination

Texting and Driving is a fatal combination

Cell phones have become a common accessory. Many people seem to act as if the phone is an extension of the person. Young and old alike constantly use their cell phones for anything from making a call to checking email or playing a game.      Distracted...
I got hit by a vehicle while crossing the street, who is to blame?

I got hit by a vehicle while crossing the street, who is to blame?

If a driver hits a pedestrian who has the right-of-way (meaning, who is in a crosswalk and has a green crosswalk indicator if in an intersection with a traffic light) at the time of the accident, the driver will be at fault.  The pedestrian will bear at least part of...
The Top 6 Dangers of Spring Driving (and How to Stay Safe)

The Top 6 Dangers of Spring Driving (and How to Stay Safe)

Spring is just around the corner, and that means longer days and warmer weather. Spring also means no more snow- and ice-covered roads (hurrah!). Since we don’t have to worry about sliding on slick roads or getting stuck in snowstorms, most drivers assume that better...
What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?   The fact that mishaps are fairly commonplace does not detract from the pain and confusion that can result when an accident or injury happens to you or a loved one. If you decide to take steps toward protecting your legal...
Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program for Riders

Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program for Riders

Motorcycle Safety Program for Riders The Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) offers rider education programs. These programs are for every level of rider. The program helps improve motorcyclist’s knowledge of highway safety issues in Georgia. Rider training...
Wrongful Death Law | What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful Death Law | What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful Death   Wrongful death happens when somebody is killed because of another person or entity’s negligence or misconduct. Although there may be a criminal prosecution related to the fatality, a wrongful death lawsuit is a civil action that is separate and...
What To Do If You’re Hurt At Work

What To Do If You’re Hurt At Work

Know your workers’ compensation rights and responsibilities after a workplace injury or occupational illness. In nearly all cases, an employee who is injured on the job in Georgia — or one who suffered a disability or disease related to their job — should be eligible...
What is Workers’ Compensation?

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Introduction to the Workers’ Compensation Law Workers’ compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Employers pay for this insurance, and shall not require the...
10 Tips to Prevent Workplace Injuries

10 Tips to Prevent Workplace Injuries

A single workplace accident can leave a big impact on your business. Between the medical bills, the lost productivity, all the workers’ compensation paperwork, and the low morale, the costs are high. The best way to avoid these costs is by avoiding an injury....