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Social Media Could Affect Your Personal Injury Claim, and Here's How Published in Attorney,Personal Injury on March 9, 2018.

These days, most people regularly use at least one form of social media. There is a correct way and an incorrect way to use social media platforms. Many people make the mistake of posting their entire life story on these websites, but this can be a big problem in many situations, including if they have a personal injury case pending.… READ MORE

Is it possible to change lawyers in the middle of a case? Published in Attorney on February 20, 2018.

There may be multiple reasons that you would want to change lawyers in the middle of the case. You may be frustrated with an attorney that doesn’t seem to be advocating for your best interests. It may be hard to get a hold of your lawyer. In some cases, the crux of your case might change and move out of… READ MORE

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  • Available Worker’s Comp Benefits for Injured Workers in Georgia
    In Georgia, all employers comply with federal laws that require worker’s compensation insurance. Any employer who hires more than one worker purchases adequate coverage for all workers. If a worker is injured, the employer file an insurance claim to cover certain expenses for the worker. A denial of worker’s compensation benefits often leads to a […]
  • Which Parties are Accountable In Truck Accidents?
    Thousands of people are injured in trucking accidents every year. When an accident involves a commercial trucking vehicle, these accidents are often quite serious due to the size and weight of commercial trucks. A common question that accident victims may ask a Macon truck accident attorney is, “who can be held liable for a trucking […]
  • Has Georgia’s ‘Hands Free’ Law Created Safer Driving?
    Macon car accident lawyer offices have dealt recently with a new type of traffic regulation passed last year. The Georgia bill HB673, enforced as of July 1, 2018, makes operating a motor vehicle while texting or talking without a hands-free device a punishable offense. Drivers who violate this law are subject to fines and points […]
  • How To Prove Fault In A Car Accident
    In Georgia civil cases, which is the category under which a claim for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident falls, the burden is on the plaintiff to prove that the negligence of the at-fault driver, also known as the defendant, caused the accident. The post How To Prove Fault In A Car Accident appeared first on Nelson & Smith Attorneys at Law.