Bed Sores Should Not Occur in a Nursing Home or Hospital A patient who has been evaluated for bed sore risk factors and is being regularly and properly cared for should never develop bedsores in a nursing home or hospital. Bed sores, also referred to as pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers, appear on skin that… Continue Reading about Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bed Sores?
Now that your case has settled and you’ve been awarded money for your injury, how long does it take to get your money, and how much of the settlement amount will you get? Both of those answers depend upon the terms of your settlement agreement and the upfront contract you signed with your lawyer. Usually,… Continue Reading about Personal Injury Settlement Check Timeline
Nowadays, people want to keep their friends and family updated instantly with what’s happening in their lives. A popular way to do so is to display what’s happening on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This can be fun most of the time; but how can it affect your case if you… Continue Reading about How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim
Part of the appeal of riding motorcycles is the freedom it provides on the open road. That same freedom, however, provides little protection if you’re in an accident. Unlike 4-wheeled cars and trucks, which have a steel frame and body, as well as seatbelts, airbags and other safety mechanisms to protect its occupants, motorcyclists are… Continue Reading about Georgia Motorcycle Accidents
Signs You’ve Had a Stroke The unexpected, sudden death of actor Luke Perry has brought to light the severity of strokes and the warning signs that everyone should be aware of. According to the American Heart Association, someone in the US has a stroke every 40 seconds on average. In 2016, stroke accounted for about 1… Continue Reading about Medical Misdiagnosis Cases
Not every personal injury case goes to trial. In Georgia, most auto accident claims are settled before a lawsuit is even filed. However, if the interested parties can’t agree on a settlement amount, or if they can’t agree on who’s at fault, then it’s likely that the plaintiff’s lawyer will file a lawsuit and let… Continue Reading about Car Accident Lawsuit Process
A personal injury is an injury to a person as opposed to property. It is when a person has suffered an injury, and another person is legally responsible for that injury. There are several ways that a person can suffer a personal injury. From an Accident – such as a car or truck accident, an… Continue Reading about Personal Injury Law Basics
With all the advertising by personal injury lawyers, you’d think there would be no problem finding a lawyer to represent you after being injured in an accident, but this isn’t always the case. If you’ve been injured, there are several reasons why a lawyer may not take your case. The Type of Accident Not all… Continue Reading about No Lawyer Will Take My Case
Keep in mind that this information applies if you were injured in a car wreck due to someone else’s carelessness. If there were no injuries, and the only damage was property damage to the vehicle, then you may be able to handle the claim on your own, and you won’t need to hire an attorney… Continue Reading about Top 3 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for a Car Accident
You’ve been injured because of someone else’s actions. You might be confused about what to do next, or you might try to file a claim with your insurance company only to find that they are not helping like you thought they would. In this case, you should consider hiring a personal injury lawyer – they’ve… Continue Reading about Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?