According to the National Floor Safety Institute, there are over one million visits to the hospital emergency room each year due to slip and fall injuries. Slip and falls can be particularly hazardous for older people and is the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries, per the Centers for … [Read more...] about What Is a Business’ Responsibility When an Elderly Person Slips and Falls?
When you go to work every day, you have a reasonable and legal expectation that you’re going to be kept safe. However, according to Travelers Companies Inc., the country’s largest workers’ compensation carrier, there are a whopping 3.7 million workers that are injured each year in all public sector … [Read more...] about 4 Top Reasons People Don’t Report On the Job Injuries
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one in six Americans becomes sick from food borne illnesses every year. These food-borne illnesses are typically caused by bacteria and viruses, but they may also be caused by a parasite or harmful chemicals. Food borne illness, or … [Read more...] about Protecting Yourself from Food Borne Illnesses
Being able to go outside and get exercise in the great outdoors nearly year round is one of the best things about living in Georgia. Because the weather is mild most of the year, it gives us great opportunities for biking, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities. Outdoor enthusiasts take … [Read more...] about Recreational Property Act Basics
A car accident is never easy to go through. Whether you walked away with minor cuts and bruises or your car was completely totaled, and you incurred major injuries such as head trauma or a spinal injury, car accidents have the ability to affect the way that you live your life. Car accidents are … [Read more...] about Injured by an Uninsured Motorist
When we need medical care, we trust our doctors to be the one we turn to for help with our injuries and illnesses. But unfortunately, doctors sometimes make mistakes too—and the consequences can be quite devastating for the patient. Unfortunately, the statistics for medical malpractice are … [Read more...] about Medical Malpractice: When Trusting Your Doctor Goes Wrong
A car accident can be a devastating and life-altering experience. It can affect your physical health as well as your mental health. A car accident can prevent you from living the life that you were accustomed to—including working at your job, being able to play with your children, or even just … [Read more...] about Pain and Suffering Defined
When a client has been injured and is seeking representation from a lawyer to pursue compensation for their medical bills, their lawyer might send what is called a letter of protection (LOP). A letter of protection is sent to a doctor or a medical provider to request that their client’s medical … [Read more...] about Personal Injury and the Letter of Protection