Posts by Jed D. Manton

The Lifetime Costs of a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are considered “catastrophic injuries” – severe and life-altering trauma that can result in permanent physical disability and a long-term recovery period. An SCI can affect the body in a number of ways. Any level of spinal cord injury can leave a patient with medical and psychological issues to contend with for…

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E-cigarettes and Vaping Injuries – What You Need to Know

Over the past few years, vaping and e-cigarettes have become one of the most popular trends in the United States. Widely (and mistakenly) considered to be safer than smoking traditional cigarettes, vapes use flavored liquids and oils that are heated until vaporized and then inhaled. These flavored cartridges can contain substances like nicotine, flavored “juice”…

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What Happens When Herniated Disc Surgery Goes Wrong?

When a person suffers from a slipped disc, it can lead to excruciating pain. Something as simple as a “minor” back injury could actually be a slipped disc or a herniated disc. When a patient is diagnosed with a herniated disc, he or she may schedule a surgical procedure called a discectomy. During the procedure,…

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Why You Need an Attorney for a Postpartum Negligence Claim

When you go into labor, you automatically place your life, and that of your child, into the hands of trusted medical professionals. While you are focused on delivering a healthy baby, you are not anticipating all the things that can go wrong. Postpartum negligence is a category of medical malpractice that occurs when a hospital,…

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Ford Knew Its Transmissions Were Dangerous. It Sold the Cars, Anyway.

Between 2010 and 2016, Ford produced two vehicles – the Focus and the Fiesta – with a dual-clutch transmission. They were supposed to be low-cost and fuel efficient. Instead, they put drivers’ lives at risk, as the cars would “randomly lose power on freeways” and “unexpectedly bolt[ed] into intersections,” per an in-depth investigation by the…

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Proving a Truck Driver Caused an Accident

When a truck driver causes an accident, that driver may refuse to take the blame for the events that transpired causing frustration for other drivers that may have been involved. The truck driver could attempt to put the blame on one of the other drivers who were on the road at the time or might…

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The Danger of Lead Paint Exposure is Still Present

Lead poisoning poses a serious danger. The damage is magnified in children. When lead in paint enters the body of a child, it can produce a number of harmful effects, including kidney damage, brain damage, speech delays, hearing loss, and emotional problems. In 1978, federal regulations were instituted that removed lead from the production of…

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Attorneys Jeff Harris and Rebecca Franklin Harris Discuss Landmark Jones v. CSX Case on the Great Trials Podcast

Steve Lowry and Yvonne Godfrey, hosts of the Great Trials Podcast, recently interviewed trial attorneys Jeff Harris and Rebecca Franklin Harris about their strategy in the landmark wrongful death case involving a deadly train crash that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and injured other members of a film crew while filming the “Midnight Rider” movie…

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Helicopter Accidents – Why and How They Happen

Although not as common as other types of vehicle crashes, can be catastrophic when they occur. Crash landing or plummeting from the air can lead to severe or fatal injuries to everyone on board as well as people on the ground. One single cause or a combination of many factors can lead to aviation and…

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How to Choose a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Georgia

Although every attorney must graduate from law school and pass the bar exam in order to practice law, not every attorney is qualified to handle medical malpractice cases. If you have been hurt as a result of medical negligence, you want an attorney who practices in this specialized area of law, and has earned a…

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