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Macon, GA: Common Personal Injury Cases Published in Personal Injury on November 26, 2018.
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

What are the most common causes of Truck Accidents in Macon? Published in Personal Injury,truck accident on August 27, 2018.

Truck accidents are no doubt the most serious crashes on the highways due to the mere size of the vehicles. No passenger vehicle is a match for a big-rig, and loaded trucks can be even more dangerous. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has reported that 12% of all traffic fatalities are the result of commercial vehicle accidents. Even more… READ MORE

What constitutes a Personal Injury in Georgia? Published in Personal Injury on August 17, 2018.

Unfortunately, accidents happen every single day, no matter how precautious you are. The state of Georgia is no exception. People can suffer personal injury as a result of these accidents and are left with having to deal with medical bills, ongoing treatment, property damage and lost wages, among other types of damage. If you are injured by no fault of… READ MORE

Why you should hire an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Published in Personal Injury on August 13, 2018.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 35,000 people died in the year 2015 from motor vehicle accidents. It’s hard to imagine that unintentional injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. With all these people becoming fatal victims of crashes, there are also thousands of others who survive a crash and have injuries… READ MORE

How long will it take for the Insurance Company to pay out my claim? Published in Personal Injury on August 8, 2018.

When an individual is caught up in a situation waiting for an insurance company to finalize a claim, the best time frame, naturally, would be “sooner,” rather than “later.” In order to determine when an insurance claim is going to be settled, it actually depends upon where the individual lives. For example, some states compel an insurance company to decide… READ MORE

Do I have to go to court for my Personal Injury Lawsuit? Published in Personal Injury on July 23, 2018.

Many personal injury claims are settled without the need of going to court for an official ruling. Obvious cases of negligence are difficult for insurance providers to deny when the fault is evident. Insurance company representatives are actually very amiable in certain situations when there is significant insurance protection available that the injured claimant does not realize. Agents can also… READ MORE

Proving Fault in a Personal Injury Case Published in Personal Injury on July 6, 2018.

Being injured in a car accident or other type of accident that was not your fault is very stressful. If your injuries are serious enough and there are other damages, you will probably want to initiate a personal injury claim. However, one of the big questions in your mind may relate to how to prove fault for the accident. It’s… READ MORE

Can I fire my Personal Injury Lawyer? Published in Personal Injury on July 2, 2018.

Most legal processes can be frustrating and stressful. It is an attorney’s job to ease this stress and provide a client with the most competent representation possible. Regardless of the outcome of a case, an attorney is expected to do their job arguing and fighting for their clients while also advising them and helping them make the best legal decisions.… READ MORE

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim? Published in Personal Injury on June 22, 2018.

If you have been hurt in a car accident, while playing a sport or using a defective product, you may have grounds for a personal injury case. While there is no definite timeline for such a case to be resolved, an attorney will take steps to help obtain a favorable outcome in a timely manner. Hiring an Attorney May Compel… READ MORE

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  • Proving Fault in a Car Accident
    Car accidents in Macon, Georgia and everywhere are unfortunate, but they are also inevitable. There are a number of reasons why they occur, but if you know the other driver is the one at fault, it’s important to know how to proceed with a personal injury case. The key to getting the compensation you deserve […]
  • Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for Pain and Suffering?
      An injury can happen just about anywhere, even at work. It is for that very reason that there are laws in Macon, Georgia and elsewhere requiring that businesses that have five or more regular full-time employees carry workers’ compensation insurance. It serves as a two-fold benefit in protecting the employer from being sued and […]
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    If you slip and fall at work, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides accident insurance which can pay you a percent of your income, your medical bills, and your rehabilitation costs if you suffered an on the job accident. If you want to “sue” for a slip and fall accident that happened at […]