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How are Damages Calculated in a Wrongful Death Case in Georgia? Published in wrongful death on November 13, 2018.

Having a loved one die is always a devastating experience that can adversely change your life forever. However, if the death was caused by the negligence, recklessness or intentional act of another person, it can be even worse. The loss of your loved one can also lead to a considerable financial hardship on you and your family. In this situation,… READ MORE

The Most Common Personal Injury Cases in Macon Published in Personal Injury on November 7, 2018.

Accidents are an unfortunate and inevitable part of life. However, when they result in personal injury, it can be a devastating experience. In the Macon, Georgia area and elsewhere, there are certain types of personal injury cases that tend to be fairly common. If you are injured as a result of one of these types of accidents, you can get… READ MORE

Benefits of Retaining an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Published in Workers Compensation on October 30, 2018.
How Long do I have to file a Truck Accident Claim in Macon? Published in truck accident on October 29, 2018.

Truck accidents are quite common throughout Georgia. They’re especially common in the bigger cities of the state, where interstates come together and put normal drivers in close proximity to large and dangerous trucks. Macon is no exception to this. In 2014 alone, 155 people died in truck accidents in Georgia. With distracted driving more common today, the numbers appear to… READ MORE

How is a Brain Injury Settlement Calculated? Published in Uncategorized on October 25, 2018.

Even a minor brain injury can be incredibly disruptive to a person’s life. A serious brain injury can permanently impact a person’s ability to walk, speak, work or care for themselves independently. In serious cases, a person who has experienced a traumatic brain injury may need 24-hour care. If an injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, a lawsuit may be able… READ MORE

How long can I claim Workers’ Compensation for? Published in Workers Compensation on October 25, 2018.

Getting hurt at work is very scary and traumatizing. Employers must purchase workers’ compensation insurance to provide benefits to employees who are hurt at work. The employee can apply for and receive these benefits, including wage replacement if they are approved by their employer. But, this does not always happen. Sometimes, employers do not approve the benefits and the employee… READ MORE

Why you should retain an experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Published in Workers Compensation on October 9, 2018.

People suffer injuries on the job all the time. However, most businesses that have five or more regular, full-time employees are legally required to carry workers’ compensation insurance in case an employee sustains an on-the-job injury or illness. Although a legitimate injury should automatically qualify a worker for receiving workers’ comp benefits, there are times when, unfortunately, a person might… READ MORE

9 things I should do after a car accident Published in Car Accidents on September 28, 2018.

These steps are important to take after an accident. In the Macon, Georgia area, you can contact the law office of Nelson & Smith and speak with David Ricks about your case. For more information on our Macon Car Accident Lawyers, please visit our site.

Can you get dismissed while on Workers’ Compensation? Published in Workers Compensation on September 25, 2018.

Workers’ compensation is seen by most employers and employees as a safety net administered in each state to provide support for workers unable to work because of an injury. By the first week of September in the state of South Carolina, the total Part B and E total medical bills paid had reached more than $272 hundred million in medical… READ MORE

Who can get Workers’ Compensation? Published in Workers Compensation on September 19, 2018.

Getting hurt at work creates a significant hardship on the employee and their family. It can have financial, physical, and emotional ramifications. You might not be able to work for a while, or maybe ever again. How are you going to support you and your family? You need protection. The Macon Workers Compensation lawyers of Nelson and Smith can help… READ MORE

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  • How are Damages Calculated in a Wrongful Death Case in Georgia?
    Having a loved one die is always a devastating experience that can adversely change your life forever. However, if the death was caused by the negligence, recklessness or intentional act of another person, it can be even worse. The loss of your loved one can also lead to a considerable financial hardship on you and […]
  • The Most Common Personal Injury Cases in Macon
    Accidents are an unfortunate and inevitable part of life. However, when they result in personal injury, it can be a devastating experience. In the Macon, Georgia area and elsewhere, there are certain types of personal injury cases that tend to be fairly common. If you are injured as a result of one of these types […]
  • Benefits of Retaining an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
    The post Benefits of Retaining an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer appeared first on Nelson & Smith Attorneys at Law.
  • How Long do I have to file a Truck Accident Claim in Macon?
    Truck accidents are quite common throughout Georgia. They’re especially common in the bigger cities of the state, where interstates come together and put normal drivers in close proximity to large and dangerous trucks. Macon is no exception to this. In 2014 alone, 155 people died in truck accidents in Georgia. With distracted driving more common […]