How Does a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Accident Claim?
Many people live with all types of aches and pains. These pains may be due to prior accidents or just to the wear and tear of your body as you age, which are generally referred to as pre-existing conditions. If an accident makes your pre-existing condition worse, you may be able file a personal injury…Read More
How Physicians Can Help in Savannah Personal Injury Cases
Bringing a personal injury claim after an accident requires showing medical evidence of your injuries. Your doctors need to provide reports and testimony to demonstrate that your injuries are due to the accident, as well as the severity of your medical condition. A great report may mean a great settlement. A confusing or inadequate medical…Read More
What Should I Expect During an Initial Consultation with an Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer?
After an accident or incident that causes you harm, you are likely searching for an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who suits your needs and can secure the best possible outcome for your claim. A consultation is a great opportunity to get to know your attorney and for them to get to know you and learn…Read More
Beware Slow Drivers This Holiday Season
We all know the dangers of driving too fast, and speeding is a frequent cause of motor vehicle accidents. However, driving slower doesn’t necessarily mean safer, and super-slow drivers can cause accidents too. According to the National Motorists Association, federal and state studies have consistently shown that the drivers most likely to become involved in…Read More
Bad Winters Increase the Risk of Truck Accidents
If you live in Savannah or anywhere else in Georgia, you are probably used to mild winters. The southern state rarely gets snow, with most inclement weather during winter related to rain. Trucks can pose risks even in good weather, and stormy winter weather makes them extra dangerous. Any semi-truck or big rig traveling through…Read More
What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases in Georgia?
There are many reasons to file a personal injury claim for injuries suffered from another individual’s or entity’s negligence, including motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, dog attacks, and medical malpractice. If you were recently injured in Georgia for negligence-based reasons, you must file a legal claim by a certain date or you may…Read More
FMCSA Turns Down Second UPS Request to Bypass Safety Training Requirements
As the United Parcel Service (UPS) struggles to fill numerous driver training positions across the US, the package delivery company insists that it should be exempted from certain provisions included in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) that went into effect in February 2020. However, the FMCSA is not on board.…Read More
Do I Have to Release My Entire Medical History After a Car Accident?
A personal injury case is typically built on medical records, and an injured party will be required to prove that another party’s negligent conduct caused their bodily injuries. Although evidence of the plaintiff’s injuries appears in their medical records, there are usually some marginally related or unrelated medical issues in these records, including injuries to…Read More
Amazon Buys One Health – What Could This Mean for Medical Privacy?
In July, Amazon announced that it will acquire primary care provider One Medical for $3.9 billion. The acquisition, one of the largest ever, will provide Amazon with a physical network of health care offices and providers, and access to technology to enable virtual medical appointments. The deal complements Amazon’s existing healthcare portfolio, which includes Amazon…Read More
When the Wheels Come Off: Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury in Motorsports
Motorsports are extremely popular in Georgia. The Atlanta and Savannah areas host numerous venues where residents can watch NASCAR racing and other motorsport competitions. Thousands more, including young people and children, directly participate in motorsport competitions, racing cars, karts, motorcycles, and other vehicles. While some might not think of motorsport participants as athletes subject to…Read More