In the state of Georgia, fault-based insurance rules apply regarding auto accidents. This means that in any automobile collision, fault must be assigned. Someone is responsible for having caused the accident due to negligence, failure to yield right-of-way, or violation of a traffic … [Read more...] about Determining Fault in an Accident
According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slips and falls account for the highest number of lost work days. Slippery floors in the workplace are costly to both employer and employee. There is the cost to the employer of higher insurance premiums, lost productivity and training replacement … [Read more...] about Slippery Floor at Work
Distracted driving is an increasing traffic safety issue on American roads, nowhere more so than in the metro Atlanta area. The potential injury and damage that large trucks can cause makes distracted truck drivers an especially hazardous problem for motorists. Inattention to the Road Puts Other … [Read more...] about Distracted Truck Driver Accidents
Most Georgia motorists recognize how state seatbelt laws apply to the driver and adult front seat passenger of a vehicle. The question of whether any other passengers need to be strapped in may be a bit murkier for some, especially as it pertains to liability or insurance purposes. So, are back seat … [Read more...] about Are Back Seat Restraints Required?
The state of Georgia requires any employer with three or more employees to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance provides medical treatment, income and other benefits for employees who have been injured on the job. Workers’ compensation coverage begins from the first day on the job, … [Read more...] about Navigating the Workers’ Compensation System
There are few things in life more difficult than turning the care of someone you love over to another. When an elderly parent or grandparent requires special assistance that you cannot provide, you’re faced with the agonizing decision of placing your trust in a nursing home for a loved one’s … [Read more...] about Documenting Nursing Home Care
One of the most common personal injury case scenarios is when a victim becomes injured while visiting someone else’s property. The premises may be a private home or a business, and, as a guest or a customer, you have a reasonable expectation for that environment to be safe. How does the law define … [Read more...] about Defining Reasonably Safe Premises
According to a recent study, Atlanta is the fourth worst city in the U.S. for traffic congestion, and number nine worldwide. That might come as no surprise to anyone who’s spent time on local roads, but it also points out an important side effect of clogged roadways: traffic accidents. Roadway … [Read more...] about Multi-Vehicle Truck Accident