Have You Been Involved In A Crash With An 18 Wheeler?
Given the sheer weight and size of an 18 wheeler or semi truck, along with the distance required to make a safe, effective stop, it’s no wonder that a large majority of commercial truck crashes involving these mega-ton vehicles result in devastating injuries or death. Continue Reading
Understanding Your Rights Under ERISA
Providing peace of mind to employees that can no longer work or fulfill their job responsibilities as a result of illness or an accident, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law that was passed in 1974. The idea behind ERISA is to ensure that employers and insurance companies remain honest regarding their practices, while establishing minimum standards for health and pension. Continue Reading
The Feres Doctrine: An Obstacle For Justice?
On the heels of three cases involving military members injured “off of the battlefield,” the United States Supreme Court passed the Feres Doctrine in 1950, making these individuals and their families unable to bring a claim against the federal government for such. Specifically, the federal government could not be held responsible under the Federal Tort Claims Act, a statute allowing those intentionally or negligently wronged by a government employee to sue the government for their injuries. Continue Reading
Involved In A Car Accident?
While it’s not pleasant to consider the odds of being involved in a car accident, the truth is—nearly 2,000 Georgians face this reality every single day. That’s why if you’ve been involved in a car accident, it’s important to understand what to do next. Continue Reading
Daycare Injuries in Georgia
Chances are, if you’re a parent with one or more children enrolled in a Georgia daycare facility, you’ve been informed of provider and child ratios, as well as worker qualifications and regulations at some point. While accidents are sure to happen from time to time, daycares are typically required to provide parents with an incident report. Continue Reading
Slips and Falls
Falls are one of the leading causes of accidental injury. While many falls are mild and don’t do harm, in some cases, a fall is the cause of serious injury or death. Millions of people make their way to the emergency room each year because of falls, and a portion of those people are victims of an event known as a slip and fall. Continue Reading