Personal Injury Law Blog

High-Speed Police Chase

What happens if you are injured in Georgia from a high-speed police chase? Can you sue law enforcement for your injuries? Can you Sue Law Enforcement Law enforcement in Georgia is protected by what is known as qualified immunity. This sometimes makes it difficult but not impossible to sue. Qualified immunity is a legal doctrine… Learn more about High-Speed Police Chase

How to Survive a Rollover Crash

Rollovers account for only about 2% of auto accidents but 35% of all traffic fatalities. They don’t happen as often as other accidents, but when they do, they can result in severe injuries. Because rollover accidents are often complex cases, an experienced accident attorney can help to prove fault and recover fully for damages to… Learn more about How to Survive a Rollover Crash

Late Appearing Car Accident Injuries

Any car accident, even a minor one, can cause injury. Some people realize immediately after an auto accident that they’ve been injured. Others walk away thinking they’ve avoided injury, only to realize hours or even days later that they are experiencing pain and are not okay. Sometimes, because of the rush of adrenaline we experience… Learn more about Late Appearing Car Accident Injuries

Don’t be the Victim of Fireworks Injuries

Fireworks are thrilling to watch and can be fun for celebrating July 4th festivities, but they are also dangerous and must be handled appropriately and with caution. Fireworks Injury Statistics According to the Annual Report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the following fireworks-related statistics were reported during 2018: There were five nonoccupational fireworks-related deaths… Learn more about Don’t be the Victim of Fireworks Injuries

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

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… Learn more about How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Georgia Motorcycle Accidents

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… Learn more about Georgia Motorcycle Accidents

Medical Misdiagnosis Cases

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… Learn more about Medical Misdiagnosis Cases

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

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… Learn more about Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Swimming Pool Accidents and Distracted Parents

When it comes to pool safety, don’t let your guard down just because summer is nearing the end. We often hear about the link between distracted driving and auto accidents, but what about the link between distracted parents and child swimming pool accidents. There are almost 800 children who drown in the U.S. each year.… Learn more about Swimming Pool Accidents and Distracted Parents

5 Tips to Maximize Compensation for Your Georgia Injury Claim

You’ve suffered an injury and hired a lawyer to help you recover for your loss. While the lawyer you’ve hired will do the work necessary to get you full and fair compensation, there are some things you can do to help with that process in order to get the most money for your personal injury… Learn more about 5 Tips to Maximize Compensation for Your Georgia Injury Claim

Lawsuits for Sexual Assault Victims

The statistics are staggering: Someone is sexually assaulted in the U.S. every 98 seconds. This past year there was an outpouring of sexual assault victims come forward to share their stories, probably because of the #Me Too movement, a social media outlet that has given women and men a voice to speak up about their sexual… Learn more about Lawsuits for Sexual Assault Victims

Know the Law! When You Should Stop for a School Bus in Georgia

Do you know when you’re allowed to pass a school bus in Georgia and when you’re not? I have a friend who apparently did not. Like most people, he knew that he must stop if traveling behind a school bus that extended its stop-arm with red lights flashing. He also knew that he had to… Learn more about Know the Law! When You Should Stop for a School Bus in Georgia

The Safety of School Buses in Macon and Warner Robins

Georgia school buses carry our most precious cargo. And keeping that cargo safe is our number one priority. As parents, we put our complete trust in the bus driver transporting our children. Georgia School Bus Crash Statistics It’s alarming to see the number of school bus crashes that have occurred throughout the Middle Georgia area.… Learn more about The Safety of School Buses in Macon and Warner Robins

Are you Supposed to Stop for a Funeral Procession in Georgia?

Most drivers in Georgia follow the long-standing tradition of slowing down and stopping while a funeral procession passes, even when the law states they’re not required to. Georgia code 40-6-76 details the rules of the road for drivers who find themselves unsure of how to behave when they come upon a funeral procession.  The code… Learn more about Are you Supposed to Stop for a Funeral Procession in Georgia?

What To Do If You Are The Passenger In a Car Accident In Georgia

Just because you are the passenger in a car that causes an auto accident doesn’t mean you can’t recover for your injuries.  After all, you are merely a passenger, so the accident typically isn’t your fault.  It also doesn’t mean you can only receive compensation if you sue the driver of the car in which… Learn more about What To Do If You Are The Passenger In a Car Accident In Georgia