Liability in Railroad Accidents

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Railroad accidents can occur with passengers, railway employees, vehicles, and bystanders, and have the potential to be devastating. Understandably, due to the weight and size of this transportation method, it can take more than a mile for a train to come to a complete stop. This reduced reaction time makes it difficult to avoid accidents […]

What Can a Workers’ Comp Attorney Do For You?

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Workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as “workers’ comp”, is a type of insurance paid for by an employer to protect themselves from a lawsuit in the case of an employee injury. This workers’ comp insurance is used to help an injured employee pay their medical bills and any lost wages which may occur as a […]

What Should You Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Neglect?

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Nursing home neglect is an alarmingly common phenomenon that is rarely talked about. While many parties can be responsible for elder neglect and abuse, nursing home neglect can be particularly disheartening. As loved ones seek safe, caring homes for their elderly family members to transition to, there is a level of trust necessary in any […]

Common Factors in Pool and Water Accidents

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Pool owners and those responsible for pool management and maintenance have a responsibility to ensure safe conditions for anyone in the vicinity of the pool. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) unintentional drownings as a result of non-boating pool and water accidents averaged about 10 deaths per day from the years 2005-2014. Even […]

How is the Litigation Process Likely to Change After Coronavirus?

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The COVID-19 crisis has already begun reshaping the way we live, interact, and do business. Every area of life seems to have been touched by the effects of the virus, and the field of law is no exception. With most experts agreeing on the paramount importance of social distancing, many attorneys have begun instituting new […]

Railroad Workers’ Safety and Injury Rights

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Railroad work includes significant hazards, and any negligence on the part of those responsible for ensuring safe conditions for railroad workers’ can result in severe consequences for passengers and workers alike. While there are obvious protections in place for passengers put in harm’s way on a railway, what rights exist to protect railroad workers? First, […]

Legal Options for Ceramic Hip Implant Defects

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Hip implant defects are an alarmingly common cause of complications in hip surgery patient recovery. While many hip implants have been recalled and hip plant manufacturers are currently being sued for damage to patient’s health, ceramic hip implants present their own unique set of dangers and damages. Patients who have received a ceramic hip implant […]

Pitfalls to Watch Out for When Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Work Accident

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When you are hurt on the job, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation, commonly referred to as workers’ comp. Workers’ comp is designed to pay for any medical bills and lost wages which may occur due to a work injury or illness. However, proving that an injury sustained in a work accident is […]

Railroad Workers’ Safety and Injury Rights

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It’s no secret that railroad work includes significant hazards, and any negligence on the part of those responsible for ensuring safe conditions for railroad workers’ can result in severe consequences for passengers and workers alike. While there are obvious protections in place for passengers put in harm’s way on a railway, what rights exist to […]

How Are Birth Injuries Related to Cerebral Palsy?

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Cerebral palsy (CP) includes a group of permanent disorders affecting a child’s movement, muscle tone, posture, and even sensations, swallowing, and speaking. What many people may not know is that around 20% of cerebral palsy cases have been linked to birth injuries in the form of brain injuries according to the Cerebral Palsy Group. However, […]

Company Can’t Make Payroll? Macon Attorney Offers Aid to Local Businesses

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Kathy McArthur | 888-511-3130 | Free Consult If your company can’t make payroll, a Macon attorney has set up a fund that might be able to help your small business. For small businesses operating in the Macon, Georgia area, injury attorney Kathy McArthur has set up a fund to those struggling with the economic downturn […]

What Are Some Common Birth Injuries?

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According to the Birth Injury Guide, approximately 1 in every 9,714 people in the United States are born with a birth injury. It is thought that nearly 50% of all birth injuries are potentially avoidable by identification and planning for obstetrical risk factors, indicating that 50% of all birth injuries occur due to medical malpractice. […]

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

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Attorney Jan Hinson | 888-364-0226 | Free Consult “A catastrophic injury though requires a more intense look into how exactly is this going to impact your life.” If you or a loved one have sustained a catastrophic injury, it’s important to consider the following questions: Will you or your loved one require a life care […]

Are Hoverboards Still Dangerous?

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No longer a dream of the future, hoverboards can be found anywhere from sidewalks to college campuses to kitchens and hallways within people’s homes. Since the rise of popularity in these devices, accidents involving these products have skyrocketed, primarily in the form of falls. However, many people may remember them for the spontaneous fires which […]

Georgia Law Firm Opens New Atlanta Personal Injury Office

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Kathy McArthur | 888-511-3130 | Free Consult McArthur Law Firm, an injury law firm based in Macon, Georgia, has recently opened a new Atlanta personal injury office. This will help the firm assist victims of injury in Atlanta with greater ease and is headed by Attorney Lindsey Macon. McArthur Law Firm has recovered more than […]

If You’re Hurt At Work, Can You Sue Your Employer?

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Sarah E. Stottlemyer | 888-981-8971 | Free Consult Every workplace presents inherent risks that could make you eligible for workers’ compensation if you are injured on the job. When you file a workers’ compensation claim, you are not filing directly against your employer but against your employer’s insurance company. The question remains: if you’re hurt […]

Atlanta Truck Accident Lawyer: Distracted Truckers

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Kathy McArthur | 888-511-3130 | Free Consult “The driver of a tractor-trailer has to be always on top of his game, always watching for the unexpected, and ever-vigilant about inspecting that vehicle and keeping up with the maintenance.” When truck drivers are exhausted or distracted, they put everyone on the road at risk. This may […]

What is Medical Malpractice?

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Attorney Jasper Abbott | 888-981-5602 | Free Consult | No Fee Unless We Win “[If] something occurs that you weren’t even told was a risk of the procedure you had, it’s really critical that you get to an attorney, really as soon as possible to evaluate that.” What is medical malpractice, and how can you […]