Personal Injury

An Overview of the Personal Injury Claims Process in Georgia

While they may seem similar, every state has different laws and legal processes for criminal and civil cases. That includes cases related to personal injury accidents, such as auto accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, or premises liability claims. If you have been injured in an accident and are considering filing a personal injury claim, there… 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

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

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

8 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer Before Hiring

Recovering damages for injuries sustained during an accident can be quite challenging. While you may believe that someone else is accountable due to negligence, it is not always easy to prove this type of claim. Retaining a qualified lawyer to represent and defend your interests is an essential part of the process. Of course, not… read more

Another Crash on 285: A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective on Why

I-285 in Atlanta is referred to by locals as “The Perimeter.”  Merriam-Webster defines “perimeter” as the “outer limits.”  Perhaps in Atlanta The Perimeter should denote the outer limits of the city.  But the reality is that the driving experience on 285 pushes the outer limits of safety.  That’s why most mornings, Atlantans wake up and… read more

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

  Personal injury lawyers frequently receive questions about case worth.  Truthfully, there is no predetermined amount any personal injury case is worth.  But there are numerous factors an experienced lawyer uses to help place a reasonable value on a case.  Some of these factors include: (1) Medical Expenses, (2) Pain and Suffering, (3) Lost Wages,… read more

How Do You Calculate Pain and Suffering?

Personal injury claims involve two main forms of damages: economic (“special”) and non-economic (“general”). Economic damages include financial losses from an accident, such as hospital bills or lost wages. These are easy to calculate, as there is documentation of exactly what the victim spent or lost due to an injury. It is the non-economic damages… read more

Georgia Auto Insurance Requirements

We all share the same roads, meaning that any driver’s negligence can cause a car accident in Atlanta that seriously injures, or kills, any other driver. Any driver’s negligence can cause major damage to another vehicle or to other property, like a house it crashes into after losing control. If the drivers responsible for accidents… read more