Interview: How is Alimony in Georgia Calculated?

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If you’re considering filing for divorce, you may be curious how alimony (aka maintenance or spousal support) will factor into the process. In this video, divorce attorney Kelli Hooper explains how alimony in Georgia is calculated, and how the recent tax law affected the finances of many divorcees. Make sure you consult with an attorney […]

Damages Awarded in Georgia Car Crash Trial

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You’re not alone if you assumed that all lawyers regularly take cases to trial. The truth is that only a small percentage of attorneys are trial lawyers, and if you’re involved in a high stakes case involving several thousands of dollars, you need an attorney who’s been in the courtroom within the past year or […]

Attorney Interview: Finding a Trial Lawyer After a Car Accident

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Why should you hire a lawyer after a car accident? Can’t you handle it yourself? Also, why is it important to choose a trial lawyer… aren’t all lawyers trial lawyers? Kathy McArthur is a personal injury attorney based in Georgia. In this interview, she explains why you should make sure that you choose an attorney […]

What Happens When Patients Get Inferior Care?

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Doctors have a responsibility to treat everyone with a reasonable standard of care. When they discriminate and choose not to diagnose patients correctly, permanent harm can result. Kathy McArthur is a personal injury attorney in Macon, Georgia. She recently handled one such case, and a jury awarded her client a $3.1 million medical malpractice verdict. […]

When is a Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer Considered Medical Malpractice?

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When a doctor fails to diagnose cancer in a timely manner, patients lose some or all of the opportunity they might have had for effective treatment. In this video, a medical malpractice lawyer explains when a doctor’s failure to diagnose cancer, misdiagnosis or delayed diagnoses may be legally actionable.

How Bad is the Distracted Driving Problem?

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Distracted driving, including texting while driving, continues to be on the rise throughout the country. It may even be a larger problem than drunk driving, as so many people text while driving, even in areas where it is outlawed. In this video, a Georgia attorney explains how she sees distracted driving accidents all the time […]

Can a Workers’ Comp Claim Dispute Go to Mediation?

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If an employee is denied a workers’ comp claim, mediation may be an option to resolve the issues. In this video, a workers’ comp lawyer explains the mediation process.

Can I Hire an Attorney Who is a Specialist?

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Not all attorneys are specialists in their area of law. To obtain this designation, the lawyer must be deemed a specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In this video, civil trial specialist Kathy McArthur explains this distinction.

Did a Surgical Error Harm You or a Loved One?

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All surgeries have risk, so how does a person know if post-op pain or an injury is a normal aftermath of a surgery, or if a preventable mistake was made? In this video, a medical malpractice attorney explains some warning signs that something is not quite right. When in doubt, post-op patients should never hesitate […]

What is the Dog Bite Laws and Lease Laws in Georgia?

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Dog bites can result in devastating and disfiguring injuries, particularly to young children. In this video, a Georgia attorney explains what the dog bite and dog lease laws are in the state.

Who is to Blame for a Truck Accident?

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In the aftermath of a truck accident that injures motorists in passenger cars, the trucking company and its insurance carrier will be looking to place the blame for the wreck elsewhere. Anyone hurt in a truck accident must contact an attorney immediately to make sure the accident evidence is secured and preserved.

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Whether an injury or death is the result of a surgical mistake or medical error will not usually be obvious without a thorough investigation. In this video, a medical malpractice attorney explains how she determines whether negligence in a hospital or by a doctor caused an injury or death.

Can an Independent Contract Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

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Generally, independent contractors might not be able to receive workers’ comp benefits from an employer. However, there may be certain situations where an independent contractor is misclassified, and is actually performing the work of a regular employee. If you are injured as an independent contractor, have your situation reviewed at no cost by a workers’ […]