Have you recently sustained injuries in a car accident, a slip and fall accident, through medical error, or another negligent act? If so, you may feel a great deal of stress wondering how you’re going to put your life back together. This is especially true if you have had to miss work and have many medical bills to pay. A Marietta personal injury lawyer will investigate your case and represent your interests in court or by negotiating with the insurance company of the party that caused your injuries. If you plan to file a lawsuit, you really can’t afford to attempt it on your own.
Contact us today for additional insights regarding personal injury and traffic accident litigation. We proudly serve clients in Marietta and Atlanta, Georgia, and surrounding communities.
The Center for Disease Control (CC) reports there are approximately One Hundred and Twelve Million (112,000,000) incidents of people drinking then getting behind the wheel in the United States each year. That equates to almost Three Hundred Thousand (300,000) drinking and driving incidents each day! The tragic result of this behavior? Approximately 11,000 alcohol-caused fatalities each year. Continue reading
If you filed a workers’ compensation claim only to be denied by the insurance company, you may feel like giving up. While it can be frustrating to face a denial, there are steps that can be taken to preserve your claim.
The workers’ compensation attorneys at our Marietta, GA office offer these important steps to follow to ensure your workers’ compensation claim is maintained.
It only takes a moment for an injury at work to turn your world upside down. If you suffer an injury or an illness caused by your job, you may not know what to do next.
What happens if you have to be off work?
Are you entitled to workers’ compensation benefits?
Here is some important information from the workers’ compensation attorneys in our Marietta, GA office.
Do you need help with the government’s complex rules about getting disability benefits for yourself or a loved one?
How do you know when you are you entitled to SSDI, SSI, or other forms of government assistance?
When a disabling injury or illness strikes, a strong advocate can be the difference between being getting the benefits you deserve, and the sinking feeling of despair in having your application denied.
As personal injury attorneys as well as community members in Marietta, GA, we’d like to believe that doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals will always provide the right treatment. Unfortunately, sometimes that’s just not the case.
Errors by medical staff can lead to traumatic injuries and death.
Most people know that if they become disabled and cannot work, there is some type of government program that can provide disability benefits to those who qualify. The terminology can be confusing though—SSI, SSDI—what exactly are they, what’s the difference, and who qualifies? Here’s an overview to get you started.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
Here’s a frightening statistic: Over 100,000 pedestrians a year in the U.S. are struck by vehicles.
Pedestrian injuries and fatalities are rising faster than ever before, according to a study by the Governors Highway Safety Association. “We are projecting the largest year-to-year increase in pedestrian injuries and fatalities since national records have been kept, and therefore we are quite alarmed,” said an author of the study. Continue reading
There are few lawsuits as famous—or as misunderstood—as the “McDonald’s hot coffee case,” Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants. This case has been held out as the poster child for “frivolous lawsuits” and “runaway juries” since it was decided in 1994. Many people cannot comprehend why plaintiff Stella Liebeck would win her lawsuit at all, much less be awarded $2.86 million by the jury. Continue reading
It’s no secret that many people face mobility issues as they get older. Falls are a significant source of injury for seniors. What many people may not realize, however, is that falls are also associated with a greater risk of motor vehicle accidents in older adults.
A recent study by the American Automobile Association (AAA) revealed that older individuals with a history of falling are 40% more likely to be involved in senior citizen related car crashes.