What Georgian’s Need to Know about Dog Bites

Dogs have long been considered “man’s best friend”, but the fact of the matter is that dogs are animals, and that makes them unpredictable. There are a lot of misconceptions about dog bites, what contributes to bite injuries, how to treat injuries, and what varieties of dogs are most dangerous. At The Dixon Firm, we… read more

Georgia Motorcycle Accident Statistics and Information

Motorcycle accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence, causing thousands of injuries and deaths every year across the United States. While it is important for motorcycle riders to understand and obey the laws, it is also important for any driver to understand laws, common causes of motorcycle accidents, and how to help prevent accidents from occurring…. read more

What is The Definition of Distracted Driving?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), auto accidents caused by distracted driving claim the lives of nine people every day across the United States. That equates to more than 3,200 deaths each year that could likely have been prevented had the distracted driver been paying attention to the road. With an… read more

How Much Compensation Can I Claim for a Nerve Injury?

Nerve injuries are among the most common preventable injuries suffered by Americans. Sometimes these injuries are caused by stress or wear on a particular area of the body, but sometimes they are caused by the negligence of someone else. A few examples of negligence that may lead to a nerve injury include medical malpractice, surgical… read more

How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement?

Being involved in a car accident can affect nearly every aspect of your life. Depending on the severity of the injury, you may be left with significant medical bills. In some instances, these medical bills may climb as you continue to undergo treatment through your recovery. During this time, you may also face the financial… read more

What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Georgia?

A “statute of limitation” is a law that applies to all personal injury cases that are filed in the Georgia civil court system. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and suffered an injury, this Georgia law may pertain to your case. Also known as a “time limit,” a statute… read more

What is a Personal Injury Claim?

If you are the victim of any type of damage caused by another person, you may be entitled to compensation. Submitting a personal injury claim is a legal way to make the responsible party liable for these damages. Common examples of personal injury claims include car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, and medical malpractice…. read more

8 Things You Should Know About Rape

Someone is sexually assaulted or raped in the United States every two minutes. While sexually violent crimes may be prevalent, many misunderstandings continue regarding these crimes and what actually constitutes as rape. Rape is defined as a type of sexual assault that usually involves sexual intercourse or some other form of sexual penetration that is… read more

8 Things You Should Know About Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is defined as an act in which a person touches another person, in a sexual way, without consent. It may include any type of coercion into a sexual act or physically forcing a person to engage in a sexual act against their will. There are many different types of sexual assault, ranging from… read more

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Personal Injury Claims?

Homeowners insurance is a form of property insurance that provides coverage for damages and losses to an individual’s house and assets within the home. With homeowners insurance, you may pay to repair your property or replace belongings that are damaged by theft, fire, or other perils. What many people do not know is that homeowners… read more