Andi Hogg

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Feb 22, 2018

The Potential Perils of Sharing the Road with Big Rigs

By |February 22nd, 2018|

Driving up next to an 18-wheeler on a busy stretch of highway is not necessarily for the faint of heart. Big rigs have a tendency to move suddenly between lanes, and tractor-trailer drivers have a more limited field of vision than you do in your sedan, SUV, or minivan. However, sharing the road with these [...]

Feb 19, 2018

I’ve Been Seriously Burned; What Are My Legal Rights in Georgia?

By |February 19th, 2018|

Severe burn injuries can produce not only excruciating pain, but also long-term disfigurement and disability. Burn injuries often require long-term medical treatment, rehabilitation, and sometimes several surgeries. Many types of accidents can precipitate serious burn injuries. The According to the American Burn Association, in 2016 more than 486,000 people suffered burn injuries severe enough to [...]

Feb 16, 2018

The FDA and Its Inefficient Food Recall Process

By |February 16th, 2018|

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act signed by President Obama in 2011 gave the Food and Drug Administration additional powers to regulate food safety. It enhanced the agency’s authority and ability to issue binding recalls of potentially dangerous and contaminated food products. However, the Department of Health and Human Services recently released a report that [...]

Feb 12, 2018

New Push in Congress for Sideguard Installations on Tractor-Trailers

By |February 12th, 2018|

One of the most devastating types of crashes on the roadways occurs when a car collides into the side of a tractor-trailer. Many times, following impact, the top of the car itself will be sheared off as the car slides underneath the trailer. Often, the occupants suffer extremely serious injuries, including decapitation. In 2014, the [...]

Feb 2, 2018

Why So Many Vehicle Recalls in Recent Years?

By |February 2nd, 2018|

In 2016, the car industry was the subject of a record number of vehicle recalls – with some 53 million vehicles affected in total. The recall numbers for 2014 and 2015 were 51 million and 51.2 million, respectively. The large volume in recent years was in significant part due to the far-reaching Takata airbag issue [...]

Jan 25, 2018

Multi-Car Crashes – Causes and Issues of Liability

By |January 25th, 2018|

Car crashes that involve only two vehicles are often easier to evaluate in terms of determining who was at fault. However, when three or more vehicles are involved in a traffic accident, assessing liability can become a much more complex exercise. In addition, multi-car wrecks often involve a significant amount of damage spread out among [...]

Jan 11, 2018

What Are the Levels of Spinal Cord Injury?

By |January 11th, 2018|

The spinal cord is the information superhighway of your body. It carries messages to and from the brain, telling your body how and when to function. When people hear the words "spinal injury," their first thoughts typically go to the worst-case scenario—wheelchair-bound and/or complete paralysis. However, there are several levels of spinal cord injuries (SCI), [...]

Jan 8, 2018

OSHA Imposed the Maximum Penalty in Death of “Walking Dead” Stuntman John Bernecker

By |January 8th, 2018|

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) imposed a fine of $12,675, the maximum amount allowable under federal law, to Stalwart Films LLC, for “failure to provide adequate protection from fall hazards.” On July 12, 2017, veteran stuntman John Bernecker fell 20 feet onto a concrete floor while filming [...]

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