| Read Time: 4 minutes | Personal Injury

Can I Sue for Emotional Distress in Georgia?

If you were involved in an accident, you are probably suffering physically and financially and also emotionally. Accidents can be traumatic experiences, and in Georgia, the courts recognize this. That’s why, in certain situations, Georgia courts allow you to seek compensation for emotional distress.  If you endured an accident and are now suffering emotional distress, we want you to...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Truck Accidents

Who Is Liable in a Moving Truck Accident?

Throughout Georgia, moving trucks play an important role in transporting our valuables and possessions. Yet moving truck accidents are a very serious matter. Because of the substantial size difference between a moving truck and an ordinary car, moving truck accidents can easily cause permanent injuries and death. In addition, moving trucks are often rented out to people or moving...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accident

How to Get a Rental Car After a Car Accident in Georgia

Being involved in a car accident is not only terrifying, it can seriously disrupt your life. Even if you and your passengers escape without physical injury, your vehicle might still be damaged. And if your car needs major repairs, or worse, is totaled, you may lose time and money using taxis, ride-shares, or public transportation to get around. Most...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accident

How Long Do Car Accident Settlements Take in GA?

Throughout 2020, car accidents were the second leading cause of injuries resulting in death and traumatic hospitalizations in Georgia. Despite having the eighth-largest population in the country, Georgia accounted for the fourth-highest number of traffic fatalities. In other words, car accidents are a significant problem in Georgia. Being the victim of an auto accident can be the most traumatic...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Environmental Laws

Can EtO Exposure Result in Death?

Ethylene oxide (EtO) is used as a sterilizing agent in various industries and processes, including in the sterilization of medical equipment. Some manufacturers also use it to make ethylene glycol, which is in antifreeze and polyester. Workers at certain plants that produce EtO are at risk of exposure which can result in harmful side effects. If you or someone...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Nursing Home Neglect

Filing a Complaint Against a Nursing Home in GA

Assisted living and nursing homes are legally obligated to care for their residents and protect patients’ rights. Understandably, family members assume their loved ones will be safe in these facilities and receive the care and respect they deserve. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Concerns about nursing home neglect or abuse should be taken seriously. If you suspect a...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Nursing Home Neglect

What Happens When Someone Falls in a Nursing Home?

Falls among older adults are very common, including in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Sadly, many of these falls are preventable. Nursing home falls often result from neglect. Facilities should have prevention plans and protocols in place to reduce the risk of a patient falling. However, accidents still happen because nursing homes are often understaffed, and employees are...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Truck Accidents

18-Wheeler Sideswipes—What to Do During Lane Changes

Sideswipe accidents happen when two vehicles are traveling in the same direction, and one of those vehicles hits the side of the other. These are dangerous accidents, but significantly more so when one of the vehicles is an 18-wheeler truck. An 18-wheeler sideswipe accident can be deadly. Defensive driving can help reduce the risk of a sideswipe collision. If...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Community

Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way in GA?

In Georgia, there were 2,986 pedestrian accidents and 395 suspected severe injuries in 2019 alone. When someone suffers an injury in a pedestrian accident, the resulting physical and financial burdens affect both the victim and their family. The lawyers at MG Law can help you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries. When it comes to recovering compensation...

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| Read Time: 5 minutes | Car Accident

Does Lyft Compensate for Accidents?

When you get into a Lyft, you expect to arrive at your destination safely. Unfortunately, an accident can result in grave injuries due to the actions of the Lyft driver or another party. We understand how stressful this can be and want to help make your recovery process easier. The lawyers at MG Law can help you recover the...

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