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Top 5 Reasons For Truck Crashes

Georgia is the home to many Trucking  Accidents every year causing severe or fatal injuries to drivers and passengers alike. There are a variety of reasons contributing to truck crashes, many of which involve negligence of the driver or trucking company. 

Topics: Georgia Truck Accident Attorney

Does Workers' Compensation Cover Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 

The majority of work-related injuries can be covered by a Workers Compensation claim, and that includes injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Topics: Workers Compensation questions

TV Reality Star Gets Probation for Disability Fraud

"Wicked Tuna" T.V. Star Sentenced in Federal Court for Disability Fraud

Paul Herbert, a former Marshfield man, was receiving government disability benefits between the years of 2010 and 2013 but was employed on the reality television show “Wicked Tuna.”

On Wednesday, June 8th 2016, Mr. Herbert pleaded guilty to charges of Social Security and Medicaid fraud and was sentenced in Burlington’s federal court. He was charged with accepting more than $44,000 in disability benefits last summer and was sentenced to four years’ probation and a $5,000 fine. Paul Herbert, now of Gloucester, must also pay more than $53, 600 in restitution as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors.

Topics: Disability Benefits

The Most Common Car Accident Injuries in Georgia

Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries 

Car Accidents can cause a wide variety of injuries and damages depending on the circumstances of the collision. However, there are several types of car accident injuries that are the most common to occur: 

Topics: Car Accident Questions

How to Protect Your Personal Injury Claim from Defenses

Common Defenses in Personal Injury Cases 

When filing a personal injury claim in Georgia legal gaps may arise that could potentially threaten your rights or even cause you to lose your case altogether.

Topics: Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

5-Common Causes of Distracted Driving

A significant portion of Car Accidents in Georgia are caused by distracted driving, which means if people paid more attention to the road, severe or even fatal injuries could be avoided. 

Topics: Georgia Car Accident Injury Attorney

5 Reasons To Hire An Attorney After A Car Accident

Why Hire a Car Accident Injury Lawyer?

If you have suffered an injury due to the negligent driving of someone else, you have rights under the law to file a Personal Injury lawsuit.  Hiring an experienced car accident injury attorney will help protect your legal rights, so you do not end up paying for someone else's careless driving behavior. 

Topics: Personal Injury Lawyers

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Injuries in Georgia

Over one million people suffer from Slip and Fall Injuries every year. Whether your unintentional accident happened due to a slippery surface on someone else's property, an unsafe job site while you were working, or even because of a cluttered walkway at the grocery store, Georgia has a law requiring all home and business owners to be responsible for their property.

Topics: Georgia Personal Injury Attorney